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Science Daily (Thu 1 Mar, 2012)
Leatherback Turtle Migration Study Identifies Pacific Danger Zones for Endangered Species
Staff quoted: Helen Bailey
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ScienceDaily (Mar. 1, 2012) — The majestic leatherback turtle is the largest sea turtle in the world, growing to more than 6 feet in length. It is also one of the most threatened. A major new study of migration patterns has identified high-use areas -- potential danger zones--in the Pacific Ocean for this critically endangered species. This new understanding could help inform decisions about fishing practices to help reduce further deaths of this fragile species.