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Sea turtles in Indonesian zoos and aquariums

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by Nandito, 12 Nov 2020.

  1. Nandito

    Nandito Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Jakarta
    Currently:
    * Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) - Jakarta Aquarium, SeaWorld Jakarta, Batang Dolphin Center, and Jawa Timur Park I
    * Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) - Jakarta Aquarium
    * Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) - Batang Dolphin Center

    Formerly:

    * Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) - SeaWorld Ancol

    Let me know if I missed any species or zoos/aquarium that currently/formerly keep the species.
     
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  2. Fargusno

    Fargusno Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    I think these are the only sea turtles kept captive in Indonesia. Leatherback turtles fared poorly in captivity. I used to saw Hawksbills, Greens, Olive ridleys and Loggerheads in a turtle nursery in Bali. SeaWorld Ancol used to had Green sea turtles back in the late 2000s.

    No Indonesian aquarias that has kept Flatback sea turtles yet.
     
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