There are seven types of sea turtles, six of which are green, hawksbill turtle, kemp's ridley turtle, leatherback turtle, loggerhead turtle, and olive ridley turtle in both warm and cold seas. The seventh species, Flatback, lives only in Australia.
How many sea turtles are there in the world?
Recent estimates indicate that there are approximately 6.5 million sea turtles in the wild, and the numbers vary widely from species to species. The number of endangered hawksbill turtles has risen from 83,000 to perhaps 57,000.
What are the seven species of sea turtles?
Sunshine Coast Council Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Flatback (Natator depressus) Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) Sunshine Coast Council
How many names are there for sea turtles and sea turtles?
Five species of sea turtles are known to inhabit the coastal waters and islands of India. Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea), greens (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerheads (Caretta caretta), and green turtles (Dermochelys coriacea)