English name:
Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Japanese name:
Akaumiagame 赤海亀

Scientifc name:
Caretta caretta

 

These turtles nest in Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and the Nansei islands. Using there large powerful beaks they feed on mollusc, crustaceans and fish. Adults can grow to 1.3 meters.