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Biology News Net (Thu 1 Mar, 2012)
Leatherback turtle migration study identifies Pacific danger zones for endangered species
Staff quoted: Helen Bailey
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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.