Current Location:
P. Douglas Kindschi Hall of Science -> 2nd Floor (KHS)
Location Notes:
KHS; 2nd Fl; Rm. 2207

Hawskbill Turtle on Carribean Reef

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.19.36
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
2015
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 24 in Width: 32 in
Description:
Large sea turtle swimming in the ocean.
Historical Context:
Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and tend to stay in reach of sponges sandy nesting sites provided by coastlines. Hawksbills are smaller than most other sea turtles and have a bird-like beak, giving them their name.