Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 146301 ) : Turtle pond turtle (Emys orbicularis) turtle family Emydidae. This turtle is sometimes called 'turtle because she likes muddy swamps, marshy ponds, streams, ponds ... It's a freshwater turtle. It has a size of 14 to 20 cm. Caught in a stream of reedbeds of Lake Bourget (73) and far enough unfortunately. Marc Boucher said Meilhan.