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Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) at cleaning station at Olowalu Reef on the west side of the island of Maui, Hawaii, USA. The range of this species extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. They are green because of their fat underneath their shell (carapace). As a species recognized as endangered by the IUCN and CITES, Chelonia mydas is protected from exploitation in most countries worldwide. It is illegal to collect, harm or kill individual turtles in the Hawaiian Islands
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Colourful Soft corals (Dendronephthya hemprichi) with reef fishes
Colourful Soft corals (Dendronephthya hemprichi) with reef fishes, including Golden damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon aureus) at Hin Daeng, an underwater pinnacle that is a popular dive site in the southern Andaman Sea of Thailand, Mu Koh Lanta National Park, Krabi Province, Thailand.
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