Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Azores Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gazi Bay World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Irish Exclusive economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mediterranean Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Middelkerke World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostende World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Spanish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -41.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 63.13 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 180 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
Weight
Additional detail 420.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • Terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • Animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • Continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cultivated habitat
  • Cultivated habitat
    A geographical feature modified by humans by the preparation of the land, usually for the purposes of growing crops.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000113
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fish farm
  • Fish farm
    A facility in which fish are raised commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for food.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000294
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail grassland
  • Grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail intertidal zone
  • Intertidal zone
    The area of the foreshore and seabed that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, i.e., the area between tide marks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000316
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mediterranean sea biome
  • Mediterranean sea biome
    The mediterranean sea biome comprises mostly enclosed seas that have limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000047
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mount
  • Mount
    A mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach to the water's surface (sea level), and thus is not an island. Typically formed from volcanoes that rise abruptly and are usually found rising from a seafloor of 1,000 - 4,000 meters depth. Independent features that rise to at least 1,000 meters above the seafloor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000264
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail ocean basin Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oceanic island
  • Oceanic island
    An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail photic zone
  • Photic zone
    The zone of an ocean from the surface to 200m where photosynthesis can occur, due to the penetration of light.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000209
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sandy beach Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shore
  • Shore
    That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000304
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
Interacts with
Additional detail Cephalopods GloBI  
Additional detail Coati GloBI  
Additional detail Conchoderma virgatum GloBI  
Additional detail Dog GloBI  
Additional detail Frigatebirds GloBI  
Additional detail Genet GloBI  
Additional detail Ghost Crabs GloBI  
Additional detail Golden Plovers GloBI  
Additional detail Jaguar GloBI  
Additional detail Killer Whale GloBI  
Additional detail Lace Monitor GloBI  
Additional detail Mongoose GloBI  
Additional detail Northern Raccoon GloBI  
Additional detail Pigs GloBI  
Additional detail Requiem Sharks GloBI  
Additional detail Seagulls GloBI  
Additional detail Stints GloBI  
Additional detail Storks and Allies GloBI  
Additional detail Turnstones GloBI  
Feeds on
Additional detail Abylopsis eschscholtzi GloBI  
Additional detail Abylopsis tetragona GloBI  
Additional detail Aequorea macrodactyla GloBI  
Additional detail Aglaura GloBI  
Additional detail Aglaura hemistoma GloBI  
Additional detail Arrow Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Banded Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Banded Porcelain Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Bandeye Hermit GloBI  
Additional detail Beaded Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Beaded Mud Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Black Coral Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Broadback Urn Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Channel Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Diphyes bojani GloBI  
Additional detail Elkhorn Coral Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Eudoxoides spiralis GloBI  
Additional detail Green Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Hexapanopeus caribbaeus GloBI  
Additional detail Lensia subtiloides GloBI  
Additional detail Lobed Decorator Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Longarm Coral Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Longfinger Neck Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Massive Urn Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Microphrys interruptus GloBI  
Additional detail Mithraculus ruber GloBI  
Additional detail Mithrax aculeatus GloBI  
Additional detail Mithrax caribbaeus GloBI  
Additional detail Mithrax hemphilli GloBI  
Additional detail Mithrax holderi GloBI  
Additional detail Mottled Shore Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Nodose Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Pachycheles serratus GloBI  
Additional detail Pachycheles susanae GloBI  
Additional detail Paguristes grayi GloBI  
Additional detail Pagurus bonairensis GloBI  
Additional detail Pagurus brevidactylus GloBI  
Additional detail Parapinnixa bouvieri GloBI  
Additional detail Parapinnixa hendersoni GloBI  
Additional detail Paved Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Pederson Cleaner Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Petrolisthes rosariensis GloBI  
Additional detail Pilumnus diomedeae GloBI  
Additional detail Pilumnus reticulatus GloBI  
Additional detail Pitho quadridentata GloBI  
Additional detail Pitho sexdentata GloBI  
Additional detail Prickly Mud Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Quadrate Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Red Reef Hermit GloBI  
Additional detail Red-ridged Clinging Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Redwhite Porcelain Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Riise Porcelain Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Roseate Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Shortfinger Neck Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Speck-claw Decorator Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Spineback Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Squat Urchin Shrimp GloBI  
Additional detail Studded Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Tuberculate Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Unicorn Neck Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Velvet Hairy Crab GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowline Arrow Crab GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Sea Nettle GloBI  
Water depth max
Additional detail 4,250 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.01 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 32.03 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 2.28 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 29.52 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.54 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 33.11 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.031 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 2.07 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 2.56 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.55 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 106.72 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 41.06 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Atlantic Goliath Grouper GloBI  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 30.38 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 37.19 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 105 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Total life span max
Additional detail 30 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 60 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Decreasing IUCN  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Dermochelys coriacea</i>
Conservation status
Additional detail vulnerable
  • Vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  

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