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

Red-Eared Slider - Trachemys scripta elegans

  • Both Females

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

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Sandy Joe

Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Male

  • At least 3 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

____ - ____

  • Male

  • At least 10 years old

  • Freshwater

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drexel, apex& BUBBLES

Diamondback Terrapins - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Females and Juveniles

  • 2 - 5 years old

  • Brackish water - 18-20ppt

Merlin, BOWSER, DEBO

Diamondback Terrapin - Malaclemys terrapin

  • Juveniles

  • 1 - 2 years old

  • Brackish water - 5-10 ppt

New female terrapin

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  • Female

  • Less than 10 years old

  • Freshwater to  5 PPT