Observations in the Family: Cheloniidae

Common Name: Sea Turtles

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Green Turtle

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By: lisa hengelein
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 7 Mile, Mushroom Rocks
Observed: 26th June 2015
Added: 29th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hawkspill Turtle

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By: lisa hengelein
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 7 Mile, Mushroom Rocks
Observed: 26th June 2015
Added: 29th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hawksbill

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By: lisa hengelein
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay, Caves & Overhangs
Observed: 22nd June 2015
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Hawksbill turtle

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 7 Mile Reef
Observed: 5th September 2014
Added: 31st May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Turtle

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: uSharka Marine World
Observed: 5th December 2011
Added: 26th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Seeskilpadjie

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By: Martli SlabberMartli Slabber’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Witsand, South Africa
Observed: 19th March 2015
Added: 22nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Youngster on the beach.

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Hawksbill Turtle

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By: Anna Strickling
Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 11th March 2015
Added: 11th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:5
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Hawksbill Turtle sub-adult

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef, White Tip
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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tutle

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By: VARGASZONAS
SeaKeys
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Location: sodwana bay, 2 mile
Observed: 9th January 2015
Added: 14th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Green turtle

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By: VARGASZONAS
SeaKeys
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Location: sodwana bay, 2 mile
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 14th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Green Turtle

Green turtle
By: Arran HodsonArran Hodson’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef
Observed: 7th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Green Turtle at 7 mile reef

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 7 Mile Reef
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 8th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hawksbill Turtle in subtidal zone at Bhanga Nek

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Bhanga Nek, South Africa
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 26th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
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Green Turtle in Bhanga Nek

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Bhanga Nek, South Africa
Observed: 29th March 2012
Added: 26th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Loggerhead turtle male

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef, Caves and Overhangs
Observed: 11th December 2014
Added: 16th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Tagged Turtle

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By: Alan Williams
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 5th November 2013
Added: 1st December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Green turtle

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By: WEI Marine Trainees
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 27th September 2014
Added: 4th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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loggerhead covered in algae

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 4th May 2012
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Male Loggerhead

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 25th November 2013
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Loggerhead in cave

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 24th January 2014
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Loggerhead turtle

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 31st May 2014
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

male - long tail

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hawksbill face

hawksbill face
By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 10th February 2012
Added: 23rd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Green Turtle eating a sponge, followed by angelfish

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 27th July 2014
Added: 21st October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:5
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green turtle

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 8th May 2012
Added: 21st October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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hawksbill turtle

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay
Observed: 20th August 2014
Added: 18th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Hawksbill turtle at Cowrie Reef

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By: Pbsouthwood
Crustacean AtlasSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDShark BaseSouthern Underwater Research Group
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Location: Cowrie reef, Scottburgh
Observed: 4th August 2014
Added: 12th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Loggerhead Turtle hatchlings leaving the nest

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Boteler Point
Observed: 13th February 2011
Added: 25th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Loggerhead Turtle - Tripod

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, Stringer
Observed: 16th May 2012
Added: 21st July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Hawksbill Turtle

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By: Rowan Watt-Pringle
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysWEI Indian Ocean Marine Training CentreWildlife & Ecological Investments
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Location: Sodwana Bay, 2 Mile Reef
Observed: 8th May 2012
Added: 14th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Loggerhead turtle

Loggerhead turtle
By: Talitha Noble
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Bhanga Nek, Sodwana
Observed: 1st March 2014
Added: 12th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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