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. 

cherry & guy

Red-Eared Slider - Trachemys scripta elegans

  • Both Females

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

Sandy Joe

Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Male

  • At least 3 years old

  • Brackish water - 15 ppt

tyke

Eastern Painted Turtle - Chrysemys picta

  • Male

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

Compass

____ - ____

  • Male

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

drexel, apex, & Xavier

Diamondback Terrapins - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Females

  • 5 years old

  • Brackish water - 18-20ppt

Cal

Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Male

  • 2-3 years old

  • Brackish water - 10-15ppt

Tipper

____ - ____

  • Female

  • Less than 10 years old

  • Freshwater

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