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Dermochelys coriacea

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Dermochelys coriacea information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Dermochelys coriacea, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Federal endangered/threatened status

Dermochelys coriacea species profile from USFWS
A species profile for Dermochelys coriacea is provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, including links to information regarding the federal endangered/threatened status of this species.

Saving the leatherback sea turtle
The leatherback sea turtle's endangered species profile, natural history, and documents related to its protection, are provided by the Center for Biological Diversity.


Dermochelys coriacea - leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelyidae - Testudines)
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