Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle

The Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Chinese soft-shelled turtle can reach a carapace length of 1 foot (30.3 cm). It has webbed feet for swimming. Diet - It forages at night, taking crustaceans, molluscs, insects, fish, and amphibians. More

Jump to: navigation, search Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle is the most common farmed turtle in Asia Turtle farming is the practice of raising turtles and tortoises of various species commercially. Raised animals are sold for use as gourmet food, traditional medicine ingredients, or as pets. More

Chinese soft-shelled turtle can "snorkel" in shallow water. When resting, it lies at the bottom, buried in sand or mud, lifting its head to breathe or snatch at prey. More

Chinese soft-shelled turtle information NAME Suppon - Chinese (Japanese) soft-shelled turtle - Trionyx sinensis sinensis and Trionyx sinensis tuberculatus photos CLASSIFICATION ORDER: Testudines, SUBORDER: Cryptodira, SUPERFAMILY: Trionychoidea, FAMILY: Trionychidae, SUBFAMILY: Trionychinae, GENUS: Trionyx More

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Chinese soft-shelled turtle Zoom in Class: Reptiles (Reptilia) Order: Tortoises (Testudines) Family: Trionychidae ( Trionychidae) * Lives in stagnant bodies of water * Eats different animals More

Common names

Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle in English - English
chinese softshell in English - English
Chinese softshell turtle in English - English
Chinese softshell turtle (German: Chinesische Weichschildkröte) in English - English
Chinesische Weichschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Pelodiscus sinensis in Portuguese - Português
Pelodiscus sinensis in Spanish - español
Soft-shell turtle in English - English
Черепаха дальневосточная in Russian - русский язык
Черепаха китайская мягкокожая in Russian - русский язык
ตะพาบไต้หวัน in Thai - ไทย
スッポン in Japanese - 日本語
ニホンスッポン in Japanese - 日本語
자라 in Korean - 한국어

Order : Testudines
Family : Trionychidae
Genus : Pelodiscus
Species : Pelodiscus sinensis
Authority : WIEGMANN 1835