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7 Sea Turtle Facts for the Ocean Lover

Sea turtles are fascinating creatures. Learn some facts about these much loved marine reptiles.
June 13, 2022 - Feature Story ,
1280x800-hawaiian-green-sea-turtle-iStock_90093231-060816.jpg Hawaiian green sea turtle. Credit: iStock.

Sea Turtle Week 2022: Celebrating Sea Turtle Conservation

A message from Kim Damon-Randall, Director of NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources for Sea Turtle Week June 13-17, 2022.
June 12, 2022 - Leadership Message ,
2400x1800-PIFSC-PRIA-Baker-Island-2012-sea-turtle-Paula.Ayotte.jpg An immature green sea turtle swims above a coral reef at Baker Island in the Pacific Island Remote Area. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Sea Turtle Week 2022

Sea turtles are a key part of marine ecosystems worldwide, but they face many threats today. NOAA works to protect and conserve six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters. All are threatened or endangered.
June 12, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Sea turtles swim underwater

Sea Turtles in a Sea of Sound

Understanding how sea turtles hear and respond to sound is the first step in understanding the impacts of ocean noise on these protected species.
June 12, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Red arrow indicates location of the sea turtle ear in a loggerhead turtle Sea turtles have internal ears covered by a thick layer of scales, skin, and fat. Arrow indicates location of the sea turtle ear in a loggerhead turtle. Credit: Blair Witherington (Permit 25691).

Sea Turtle Week 2021

Sea turtles are a key part of marine ecosystems worldwide, but they face many threats today. NOAA works to protect and conserve six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters. All are threatened or endangered.
June 14, 2021 - Feature Story ,
Green sea turtle resting underwater on sandy bottom with sun shining behind it. Green sea turtle underwater. Credit: NOAA/Ed Lyman.

10 Tremendous Turtle Facts

Sea turtles are amazing creatures. To celebrate Sea Turtle Week, check out these tremendous turtle facts to learn something new.
June 15, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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Sea Turtle Week 2020: Celebrating Sea Turtle Conservation

Conserving and protecting sea turtles is a part of our core mission at NOAA Fisheries.
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