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Types of Freshwater Turtles

Burmese Eyed Turtle
Burmese Eyed Turtle

The Burmese eyed turtle (Morenia ocellata), also known as the Bengal eyed terrapin, Burmese peacock turtle or swamp turtle, is a species of turtle in the Geoemydidae family of southern Asia.

Indian Black Turtle
Indian Black Turtle

M. t. thermalis: Sri Lanka black turtle, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka The Indian black turtle inhabits a variety of water bodies including ponds, marshes streams, rivers and artificial water bodies like rice-paddies, watering holes etc.

Northern River Terrapin
Northern River Terrapin

The northern river terrapin is one of Asia's largest freshwater and brackwater turtles, reaching a carapace length of up to 60 cm and a maximum weight of 18 kg. Its carapace is moderately depressed, with a vertebral keel in juveniles. The plastron is large, strongly angulate laterally in the young, convex in the adult.