Green turtle ( chelonia mydas) with large tumors being cleaned by surgeonfish at Turtle Crater, Oahu, Hawaii, at a depth of 60 feet/20 metres.  Most turtles are carnivores which gradually convert to a vegetarian diet with age. All species of turtles are considered endangered.


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Green turtle with large tumours being cleaned by surgeonfish

Green turtle ( chelonia mydas) with large tumors being cleaned by surgeonfish at Turtle Crater, Oahu, Hawaii, at a depth of 60 feet/20 metres. Most turtles are carnivores which gradually convert to a vegetarian diet with age. All species of turtles are considered endangered.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Lisa Collins

Image dimensions: 5400x3614