Oceans worldwide in tropical and subtropical is where green sea turtles call home. The green sea turtles get their name from the greenish color of their skin and not from the color of their shell. Depending on its habitat the turtle’s shell is usually brown or olive. Currently, scientists are debating whether the green sea turtles are separate species or subspecies because there are two different types. The Atlantic green turtles are found throughout the Atlantic Ocean in North America and Europe. Then there are the Eastern Pacific green turtles which are found from Alaska to Chili in coastal waters.