Hawksbill Turtle - Karett-Schildkroete
Eretmochelys imbricata
Eretmochelys imbricata - click to go to next image
foto by Wim Van Daalen - 21/2/2000 - Ko Pee Pee Lae - Tam Na Pah

This particular turtle is not as shy as seaturtles usually are. At two dives it stays around with us for more then ten minutes. We can observe the depth, at which the turtle is neutrally buoyant (around 12-14m), how long it can hold its breath and its beautiful motions which reminds us on flying birds in slow motion.
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