Family Cheloniidae -

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Reptilia
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
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  Remark
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Carapace and plastron covered with scutes; scales present on head and flippers; choanae open in a single aperture on rear half of roof of mouth; papillary projections absent in mouth, but present in throat; flippers with 1 or 2 developed claws (Ref. 68590).
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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]


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