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green sea

noun, Nautical
1.
a solid mass of water breaking over the bow or bulwark of a ship.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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  • The island's undersea world reveals an array of marine life that includes everything from manta rays to green sea turtles.
  • Among the coral reefs swim brightly colored starfish, gentle whale sharks and endangered green sea turtles.
  • The park's beaches serve as nesting grounds for endangered green sea turtles.
  • The park features a variety of habitats and wildlife, including endangered loggerhead and green sea turtles.
  • The resort is adjacent to a marine preserve teeming with reef fish, green sea turtles and dolphins.
  • green sea turtles and acrobatic spinner dolphins also highlight the resort.
  • The island also is home to endangered and threatened species such as green sea turtles, bald eagles and indigo snakes.
  • View dozens of green sea turtles in their natural habitat as well as other marine life though the clear bottom of your kayak.
  • Offshore, big green sea turtles row slowly by under your boat.
  • The green sea turtle is listed as a threatened species under federal and state law.

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