go to City of Townsville go to City of Thuringowa go to Burdekin Shire go to Hinchinbrook Shire go to Cardwell Shire
Tropical North Queensland
Natural Assets Database back to Natural Assets home

Fish and Marine Life Database .. detailed information
Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas

Image courtesy of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Family :"Sea Turtles"
Description :Vulnerable Marine Turtle
Distribution :QLD+Other States
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Vulnerable / Migratory
NCA :Vulnerable
Assoc. Documents : 

    Additional info ..locations seen (7)  ..    
    EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)
    NCA  = Nature Conservation Act (Queensland) 

    Sponsored by Townsville City Council
    and Townsville Enterprise