Which sea turtle species dives the deepest travels the furthest and grows the largest?
Often referred to as the champion of all sea turtles, the leatherback turtle grows the largest, dives the deepest, and travels the furthest.
When a female turtle crawls out of the ocean onto a beach but for some reason does not nest it is called a?
A false crawl is when a sea turtle crawls out of the ocean on the beach but does not lay eggs. With nests hatching nightly, nest evaluations have also been underway. A total off 283 nest have already hatched or have been removed from the beach.
What are some examples of long distances sea turtles travel?
The leatherback turtle can travel 16,000 km (10,000 miles) or more each year, crossing the entire Pacific Ocean in search of jellyfish, while loggerheads have been tracked traveling from Japan to Baja, a distance of 13,000 km (8,000 miles).
Which is the largest of all the sea turtles how much it weighs?
The leatherback is the largest living sea turtle. Weighing in at between 550 and 2,000 pounds with lengths of up to six feet, the leatherback is a big turtle!