EPPO Global Database

Caretta caretta(KARTCA)

Overview
Last modification: 2009-12-02

Basic information
  • EPPO code: KARTCA
  • Preferred name: Caretta caretta
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

One of the 7 seven living species of sea turtles, classified as "endangered" on the IUCN Red List


Common names
Name Language
unechte Karettschildkröte German
loggerhead marine turtle English
loggerhead sea turtle English
tortuga boba Spanish
tortuga caguama Spanish
caouanne French
caret French
tortue caouanne French
tartaruga comune Italian
onechte karetschildpad Dutch
tartaruga-amarela Portuguese
tartaruga-cabeçuda Portuguese
tartaruga-comum Portuguese
tartaruga-meio-pente Portuguese
tartaruga-mestiça Portuguese
головастая морская черепаха Russian
логгерхед Russian
ложная каретта Russian
oäkta karettsköldpadda Swedish