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How satellite tracking revealed the migratory mysteries of endangered Atlantic loggerhead turtles
...have uncovered the migratory secrets of endangered loggerhead
turtles in West Africa and the results could have ...hing. It's thought that globally more than 200,000 loggerhead
turtles were incidentally caught by fisherman scouring the waters for other species such as tuna and...
A dichotomy in migration patterns found for sea turtles in east Atlantic
Studying members of a large population of loggerhead
sea turtles that nest on the Cape Verde islands of...rent Biology. Past studies had indicated that the loggerhead
sea turtle (Caretta caretta), which reaches sexual maturity at about 30 years of age, typically unde...
US conservation efforts bring more marine turtles to UK
...ars of data. It shows an increase in the number of loggerhead
and Kemp’s ridley turtles in UK and French waters in the last twenty years. The research team believes this is most likely the result of protective measures put in place in the United States and Mexico. ‘The data tells the story of the interaction...
Turtles are loyal in feeding as well as in breeding
...Dr Broderick and her team tracked twenty green and loggerhead
turtles nesting at two beaches on Cyprus, using satellite transmitters. All females tracked for more than six months remained in the same foraging grounds, moving to deeper water for the winter where they conducted dives of up to a record breaking 10...