Caretta caretta EN
Common names:Tartaruga Cabeçuda or Comum (Pt), Loggerhead Sea Turtle (En), Tortue Caouanne (Fr), Tortuga Caguama or Boba (Sp).
Adult turtles of this species may measure between 73 to 107 cm (carapace curved length), and these weight on average 115 kg. There are no relevant geographic differences in shell length between individuals of different breeding populations, and there are no significant differences when compared with other populations of the Atlantic.
The adult Loggerhead turtles reproduce every 2 or 3 years, and can nest 4 to 7 times each season, laying approximately 127 eggs per clutch. After 60 days approximately, the eggs hatch.
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