Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Chelonia [genus] (1)
mydas [species]

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Chelonia [genus] (1)
mydas [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Worldwide.
    Notes on presence status They make their nests on St. Eustatius, Saba and (probably) St. Maarten.

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