Named for it’s green/gray carapaceThe most abundant sea turtle in the worldOmnivorous, feeds on a wide variety of foodsNests in a mass-nesting event called an arribada. Nests two times a season.Pelagic yet also inhabits coastal areas and estuariesSmall by sea turtle standards, measuring only 2 to 2 ½ feet and weighing between 75 and 100 pounds.Widely distributed across the globe in the tropical and sub-tropical oceans of the worldMain threats to survival are egg gathering and killing of nesting females, shrimp trawling and other fishing practicesListed as endangered. The overall population has been reduced drastically in the last 60 years.