MATING GREEN SEA TURTLES Chelonia mydas MALAYSIA.

MATING GREEN SEA TURTLES Chelonia mydas MALAYSIA.

This male green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, is coupled with the female who tows the clinging male through the water. A remora can be seen attached to the underside of the female. Sipidan Island, Malaysia.

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Dr. Alistair Dove is a systematic and ecological parasitologist by training, with broader research interests in the natural history and health of marine animals, especially whale sharks. He is currently Director of Research and Conservation at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta USA. His comments here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Georgia Aquarium





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