Larger specimens of these huge sea turtles can grow to over 1.5 m in length and weigh over 300 kg. They are herbivores that mainly feed on seaweed, which is the source of the green fat in their bodies from which they get their names.
- Scientific Name
- Chelonia mydas
- Order: Testudines, Family: Cheloniidae
- Southern Japan, tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world