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meet our turtles

Students at the Marine Academy of Technology & Environmental Science who are members of Project Terrapin take daily care of turtles and their tanks within the school. 

Meet our turtles and more about them below. 

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cherry & guy & NOVA

Red-Eared Slider - Trachemys scripta elegans

  • Females

  • At least 20 years old (NOVA is +30 years)

  • Freshwater

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FRANKLIN

Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Male

  • At least 5 years old

  • Brackish water - 15 ppt

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tyke

Eastern Painted Turtle - Chrysemys picta

  • Male

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

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Compass

False Map Turtle

  • Male

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

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 BUBBLES

Diamondback Terrapins - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Female

  • 6 years old

  • Brackish water - 18-20ppt

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Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Juvenile

  • 3 years old

  • Brackish water - 5-10 ppt

Sprinkles-The terrapin

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  • Female Terrapin

  • 10 years old

  • Freshwater to  5 PPT

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