The reptiles of the vast open oceans and seas of the planet's tropics...

Order Testudines: 'Turtles' and 'Tortoises'

Family Cheloniidae

Chelonia mydas, 'Green Turtle', (off the Lacepede Islands, Australia). Widespread throughout the world's tropical and warm temperate seas.

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.