Fibropapillomatosis Tumor on Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle at Haleiwa Trench ::: << Prev ::: Thumbs ::: Next >> :::  
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11 of 11. See previous photo. Known as Fibropapillomatosis, this viral disease of sea turtles is characterized with multiple tumors on the skin and internal organs. The tumors can eventually kill the turtle by causing blindness when growing over the eyes or obstructing the turtles ability to eat.