Loggerhead Sea TurtleCaretta caretta
Facts About Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Size: Loggerhead sea turtles have massive heads, strong jaws, and a reddish-brown shell, or carapace and weigh an average of 260 lbs.
Diet: They are primarily carnivores, munching jellyfish, conchs, crabs, and even fish, but will eat seaweed and sargassum occasionally.
Nesting Habitat: Mature females will often return, sometimes over thousands of miles, to the beach where they hatched to lay their eggs.
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2015