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]

Legislation and policy ?

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Endangered (EN)
Population trend decreasing
CITES species of CITES Appendix I
SPAW Protocol species of SPAW Annex II
CMS
  • CMS Annex I
  • CMS Annex II
  • Conservation Programs description Species under protection of the IAC - Inter American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles.

    Publications