Marine Turtles


Subject:
Fish, Reptiles, & Amphibians , Turtles & Tortoises

Description:
This page describes the conservation status of sea turtles, "air-breathing reptiles with streamlined bodies and large flippers." Includes images and profiles of the species found in the U.S. (such as the leatherback and loggerhead turtles), threats to sea turtles (including incidental capture in fisheries, and marine debris entanglement), and international conservation efforts. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries division.

Publisher:
NOAA Fisheries

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/turtles/


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