Sea Turtles

Our research focuses mainly on the three sea turtle species most commonly encountered in North Carolina waters:

loggerhead with satellite tag
Juvenile loggerhead turtle
equipped with satellite transmitter

(Caretta caretta)
Photo Credit: SEFSC Beaufort Lab

Our primary research goals are to:

turtles
loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), and Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Photo Credit: SEFSC Beaufort Lab

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