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Marine reptiles are reptiles which have become secondarily adapted for an aquatic or semi-aquatic life in a marine environment. Marine Reptiles are primarily cold blooded vertebrates adapted to aquatic life in sea. Example: Sea turtles, Sea snakes, Salt water crocodile and marine lizards.
After the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period, marine reptiles were less numerous. Extant marine reptiles include marine iguanas, sea snakes, sea turtles and saltwater crocodiles. The Murua gharial was yet another example of a fully marine reptile, that became extinct rather recently.
Related Journals of Marine Reptiles
Coastal Zone Management, Marine Biology & Oceanography, Oceanography: Open Access, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Swiss Journal of Geosciences, International Journal for Parasitology, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.