Fauna

Fauna

ITS–There are seven turtle species remaining in the world, four of which are found in Indonesia. The four species are the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas), the Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), the Leatherback Turtle (Darmochelys caoriacea) and the Grey ...

ITS–The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific ridley, is a species of sea turtle.  The olive ridley is a small extant sea turtle, with an adult carapace with a length averaging 60 to ...

ITS–The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only extant species in its genus. The species has a worldwide distribution, with Atlantic and Pacific subspecies. E. ...

ITS–Leptophryne Cruentata Tschudi or bleeding toad is a small sized frog (adult male 20-30 mm, adult female 25-40 mm) with a small paratoid gland and often unclear. Black in colour with red and yellow sports, the toad has ...

ITS–The Hairy Triton (Cymatium  pileare) is found from the Hawaiian Islands, through Polynesia, along the coast of Australia, Japan, China, through Indonesia, cross the Indian Ocean to the Red Sea. Other scientific names of this species are Dissento­ma ...

ITS–The Chamelon is a reptile which lives on trees; its little wonder that its body form is fitted to live on trees. Its foot looks like tongs, so that it can stick easily on to branches or bough ...

ITS–Prinodon Linsang has a very slight body, sharp head and short legs. Its tail is the same length  as its head and body. The dominant colour is yellow-white with brown spots or lines. The brown lines stretch from ...

ITS–The Marsh crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), called  Buaya Muara in Indonesian, is a cold blooded reptile which means that the temperature of its body keeps changing in accordance with its surroundings. However, it always tries to stabilize its body ...

ITS–The family Notopteridae contains eight species of osteoglossiform (bony-tongued) fish, commonly known as featherbacks and knifefishes. They are small fishes living in freshwater or brackish environments in Africa and South-east Asia. With the denotation of “knifefish”, the Notopterids ...

ITS–The Twin Spotwrasse or Clown Labrid (Coris angulata) has an elongated body and a pointed head. The body is decorated with a colourful pattern. The species undergoes extreme changes in coloration as it matures, but two black patches ...