Kamis, 18 April 2013

Green Sea Turtle


The Biggest Animals Kingdom and in The World | Green Sea Turtle | His appearance is that of a typical sea turtle. Adult green turtles grow to 1.5 meters (5 feet) long. Anatomically, to distinguish the green turtle from the other members of his family. The back of the head of the turtle has a pair of prefrontal scales. Below, the green turtle has four pairs of infra-marginal shields the area between the plastron and shield. The shell of the turtle has various color patterns that change over time. Baby C. Mydas, like those of other sea turtles, have mostly black carapaces and light-colored masks. Shells children are dark olive brown, while those of mature adults are entirely brown, spotted or rays of multicolored marble. Under, the plastron of the turtle is yellow. CIn the Caribbean, the main nesting sites have been identified on Aves Island, the Virgin Islands of the United States, Puerto Rico and Costa Rica In recent years, there are signs of increased nesting in the Cayman Islands.

In U.S. waters, were breeding grounds observed in the smaller states of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and along the east coast of Florida. Hutchinson Island, in particular, a nesting area in Florida waters. In the South Atlantic, the main areas chelonia mydas nesting on the island of Ascension, hosts turtle nests from 6.000 to 13.000. Key areas feeding in Florida: Indian River Lagoon, the Florida Keys, Florida Bay, Homosassa, Crystal River and Cedar Key. Green turtles move about three habitat types, depending on the position of their lives. They lay their eggs on the beaches. Adult turtles spend most of their time in shallow coastal waters with lush seagrass beds. Green turtles usually swim 2.5 -3 kmh (06:01 to 09:01 mph). Only human beings and the larger sharks feed on C. Chelonia adults. Specifically, tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) hunt adults in Hawaiian waters. Green turtles migrate long distances between feeding and breeding grounds, some swim more than 2600 km (1600 miles) away. At the spawning grounds Adult turtles often return to the exact beach where they were born.

The Guyana nest nesting subpopulation from March to June in the tropics, green turtles nest throughout the year, although some subpopulations prefer particular times of the year. In Pakistan, Indian Ocean turtles nest year-round, but prefer the months of July to December. Sea turtles mating is similar to other sea turtles. Female turtles control the process. Each year, Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, female C. 6000-15000 create mydas nests. Handbags Ancient Chinese considered the flesh of sea turtles a culinary delicacy, including and especially C. Chelonia. Are sought as ingredients for making turtle soup. Especially in this case, the turtle Calipee, fat and cartilage In Java, Indonesia, sea turtle eggs were a popular delicacy. In Bali, turtle meat was a prominent feature in the ritual and religious celebrations. The turtles were collected in remote areas of the Indonesian archipelago. Bali has turtles imported since 1950, losing the reserves of turtles. Commercial activities such as the Cayman Turtle Farm in the West Indies, once bred for their trade in turtle meat, turtle oil (rendered fat), turtle and tortoise made in the skin with skin.

Farms, as many as 100,000 turtles at a given time. When the international markets were closed by regulations that do not allow even raised production to products internationally turtles survive farm became a tourist attraction all, supporting 11,000 turtles. Inintially Ltd. began as marine aquaculture and the Cayman Turtle Farm Ltd. and make the beach than boatswain, in 2010, the brand, the estate passed to Cayman Turtle Farm: Island Wildlife Encounter.  Sea turtles are an integral part of the history and culture of the Cayman Islands. When the islands were discovered by Columbus in 1503, that "Las Tortugas" named for the abundance of sea turtles in the waters around the islands. Many of the early visitors came to the Cayman Islands to the turtles as capture during long journeys. Source of fresh meat The green turtle is a national symbol shows the arms of the Cayman Islands, which is also part of the national flag of the Cayman Islands. A sea turtle stylized nickname "Mr. Turtle" is the mascot of the national airline Cayman Airways and is part of the livery of their aircraft. 

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