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Marine Reptiles Class Reptilia Characteristics of Reptiles; Cold Blooded (Ectotherm) Three Chambered Heart Scales Oviparous Reproduction.

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2 Marine Reptiles Class Reptilia Characteristics of Reptiles; Cold Blooded (Ectotherm) Three Chambered Heart Scales Oviparous Reproduction

3 Salt Glands to rid excess salt in ocean species Restricted to temperate or warm areas

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6 Chuckwalla, Isla Ventana

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8 Crocodiles; marine sp. Saltwater Crocodiles; Florida, Australia, Asia Africa Crocodiles have specialized 4 chambered heart

9 Sea Snakes Venomous 50 species (one sp.) Calif. To Ecuador Modified flattened body

10 Marine Lizards Marine Iguana of the Galapagos Is. Modified flattened tail Eat algae on rocks in the sea Unique example of natural selection

11 Sea Turtles 6 species, all are endangered Scales fused into hard carapace (shell) Extensive migration patterns for egg laying on tropical beaches

12 Green Sea Turtle Range; San Diego to Tropics Food; eel grass and sea weeds

13 Green Sea Turtle

14 Loggerhead turtle Range; S. Calif. To tropics Food; crabs, mollusks, jellyfish, eelgrass

15 Loggerhead

16 Leatherback Turtle Range; all warmer seas Food; jellyfish

17 Leatherback

18 Pacific Ridley Turtle Range; N. Baja Mex. To tropics Food; sea weed, Mollusks, urching

19 Hawksbill Turtle Range; Tropics Food; predator, fish etc.

20 Hawksbill

21 Olive Ridley Turtle Range;

22 Olive Ridley

23 Kemps Ridley

24 Australian Flatback

25 Black Turtle, West coast of Mex.

26 Exploitation by Man Meat Eggs Leather Shells (Hawksbill) (tortoise shell) Oil (lotions etc.)

27 Eating raw turtle eggs; for ?????

28 Egg Poaching, Costa Rica

29 Olive Ridley snagged in a longline set for sharks. Costa Rica, Pacific

30 Conservation Efforts Farm raising for food and for release into wild Guarding breeding beaches Laws, regulations,(enforcement problems)

31 Antonio Resendiz, Bahia de Los Angeles

32 Protected nesting beach at Rancha Nuevo, Mex. Kemps Ridley hatchlings


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