Northwest Turtles

This is a list of turtles that have been found in Oregon and Washington.
Click on the links to see photographs of turtles and their habitat.

Scientific Name Common Name
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Seaturtle
Chelonia mydas Green Seaturtle 
Lepidochelys olivacea Olive Ridley Seaturtle
Chelydra serpentina serpentina  (Introduced) Eastern Snapping Turtle
Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback Seaturtle
Chrysemys picta bellii Western Painted Turtle
Actinemys marmorata Pacific Pond Turtle
Trachemys scripta elegans (Introduced) Red-eared Slider



 


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