- Sea Turtle Species
There are 8 distinct sea turtle species that have been identified in the world.
- Green Sea Turtle
The Green Sea Turtle is a fairly large species with a length of about five and a half feet and weighing up to 400 pounds.
- Leatherback Sea Turtle
The Leatherback Turtle is the largest of all species that live in the water.
- Loggerhead Sea Turtle
The Loggerhead Sea Turtle has a head that is much bigger than any others out there. The overall body is shaped very similar to a heart.
- Hawksbill Sea Turtle
You will first notice that the Hawkbill Sea Turtle features a heart shaped shell on its body.
- Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle
The Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle is one of the smallest out there in the world. They weigh only about 100 pounds and they are from 2 and a half feet long to 3 feet long.
- Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Featuring a gray and green coloring as well as a heart shaped shell, the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle is one many people are familiar with.