Green Turtle

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As green turtles graze on sea grass and algae, they play a role in their ecosystem by facilitating nutrient turnover and sea grass regrowth.

Green turtles play a role in their ecosystem by facilitating nutrient turnover and sea grass regrowth. As the turtles graze on sea grass and algae, they provide nitrogen-rich fertilizer in the form of fecal matter.

Sources: (Aguirre, Spraker, Balazs, & Zimmerman, 1998; Aragones, Lawler, Foley, & Marsh, 2006; Hersh, 2016; Spotila, 2004)
Image: Thomas Baillieux

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