Leatherback turtle

Learn about the incredible journey of leatherback turtles and their unique characteristics. Discover how you can contribute to the conservation efforts and help protect these magnificent creatures.
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Identifiable by its lack of bony shell, the leatherback sea turtle – also known as the leathery turtle, lute turtle, or luth- is the largest of all living turtles. Inky blue in colour, these gentle giants can grow up to an impressive 2.3m in length, and up to a whopping 2000 pounds1. Their hydrodynamic body […]

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Leatherback sea turtles entangled in old fishing gear are much more likely to survive if they are found quickly, according to a new study led by Dr. Kara Dodge of the New England Aquarium. The researchers analyzed data collected by entanglement response volunteers for 15 years. The goal was to better understand turtle bycatch and mortality in an effort to advise conservation efforts. #leatherbacks #seaturtles #fishingnets #seaturtleprotection #fishingnetsandseaturtlesurvival Marine Life, Reptiles, Sea Turtles, Design, Leatherback Turtle, Leatherback, Eastern Box Turtle, Marine Turtle, Largest Sea Turtle

Leatherback sea turtles entangled in old fishing gear are much more likely to survive if they are found quickly, according to a new study led by Dr. Kara Dodge of the New England Aquarium. The researchers analyzed data collected by entanglement response volunteers for 15 years. The goal was to better understand turtle bycatch and mortality in an effort to advise conservation efforts. #leatherbacks #seaturtles #fishingnets #seaturtleprotection #fishingnetsandseaturtlesurvival

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