Learn about your favorite sea turtle species, the threats they face and what you can do to protect them!

 

Sea Turtle Species

Did you know that there are seven species of sea turtles? Although all species share similar characteristics, each species of sea turtle has a unique anatomy and uses marine habitats in different ways.

 

Threats at Sea

Even when nesting beaches are fully protected, sea turtles confront grave threats in marine environments where they forage, mate and migrate. Unintentional capture is likely the single greatest threat to sea turtle survival.