The Asiatic soft-shelled turtle, Amyda cartilaginea, is primarily found in southeastern Asia, in the lowlands of the peninsula and on the islands of Sumatra, Java. Amyda cartilaginea (Boddaert ) – Asiatic Softshell Turtle, Southeast Asian Softshell Turtle. Mark Auliya1, Peter Paul van Dijk2, Edward O. Moll3, and Peter. Family: TRIONYCHIDAE Species: Amyda cartilaginea. Maximum Carapace Length: 75 cm. The Asiatic Soft-shell Turtle is a widespread species of the genus .

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Asiatic soft-shelled turtle is found in depths from 1 meter near the shore amjda 12 meters e. There is more worry now than ever about the danger of the Asiatic soft-shell’s exploitation.

Team WILD, an elite squadron of cartilagknea superheroes, needs your help! The Asiatic softshell turtle or black-rayed softshell turtle Amyda cartilaginea [2] is a species of softshell turtle in the Trionychidae family.

Accessed December 06, at http: Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Adolescent turtles between years old have large tubercles on their carapace and very vibrant yellow spots on their head and neck.

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Finally, males kg tend to be larger than females cartjlaginea. Black softshell turtle Burmese peacock softshell Indian softshell turtle Indian peacock softshell turtle Leith’s softshell turtle. See map in TTWG Amyda ornatas subspecies include Amyda ornata ornata Found in Laos and CambodiaAmyda ornata phayrei Found in Thailand and Mizoramand Amyda ornata subspecies unnamed found in Bangladesh. Not much seems to be known about the territorial behavior of the Asiatic soft-shelled turtle, but as confirmed cartialginea Harless and Morlocksoft-shelled turtles rarely move outside their own areas of comfort.


Specific conservation actions for heavily exploited populations appear to be overdue.

New herpetofaunal records for Perlis State Park and adjacent areas. Accessed September 11, at http: Amyda cartelgenea has different ways of communicating.

Cartilagginea Book See also List of Testudines families.

Asiatic softshell turtle

The phylogenetic relationships of soft-shelled turtles Family Trionychidae. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles of India.

Das Saiq – Plateau im Jebel al – Akhdar. Since selling for human consumption is one of biggest markets these turtles are sold in, the laws put in place have made only a slight difference in the Asiatic soft-shell’s population drop. Endoscopic sexing of juvenile soft-shell turtles, Amyda cartilaginea.

Can you confirm these amateur observations a,yda Amyda cartilaginea? Cantor’s giant softshell turtle New Guinea giant softshell turtle Northern New Guinea giant softshell turtle. Several populations occur in protected areas. A review of the softshell turtles of the genus Chitra, with the description of new taxa from Myanmar and Indonesia Java. Common garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.


Asiatic soft-shells bury themselves for both protection and hunting; when a threat is perceived, the Asiatic soft-shell has cartilahinea tendency to become aggressive.

The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. The development of traits from an adolescent soft-shell to an adult is mainly with its coloration.

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Harless and Morlock, Cartilagiena and Perception Not much is known about the communication methods of the turtle. They also give a record for the species occurrence in Bangladesh. Meylan 4 1 Dept.

They are an important food in the Sarawak culture.