An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Sea turtle images (Reptilia - Sea turles)
Class Reptilia > Order Testudines > Suborder Cryptodira > Superfamily Chelonioidea

Family Cheloniidae

Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) - Loggerhead sea turtle

Lepidochelys kempii
- Kemp's ridley sea turtle (dead stranding)

Family Dermochelyidae

Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761)
- Leatherback sea turtle (dead stranding)


Reptile species other than true Sea turtles found / reported on the shores of south-west England

Class Reptilia > Order Testudines > Family Kinosternidae > Subfamily Kinosterninae

Sternotherus odoratus LATREILLE 1802
- Eastern musk turtle, Common musk turtle or Stinkpot turtle (non-native species)

Sea turtle Kemps Ridley images UK