Bulletin 5 - July 1978: Green Turtle -- Chelonia mydas
Green Turtle -- Chelonia mydasby Bish Brown
Drawing by David Corfield
Found in shallow waters (where algae and "sea grasses", which form its major food grow) around the Abu Dhabi coastline. Probably nests on isolated sandy beaches and offshore islands, laying upwards of 100 eggs in June and July. May be decreasing in the Gulf.
Patron: H.E. Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan
Served from Molalla, Oregon, United States of America