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Sea turtles (superfamily Chelonioidea), sometimes called marine turtles, are reptiles of the order Testudines. The seven extant species of sea turtles are: the green, loggerhead, Kemp's .... Turtle nests that hatch during the day are more vulnerable to predators, and may encounter more human activity on beach. Turtle gender ...


Of the seven extant species of sea turtles, six in the family Cheloniidae and one in the family Dermochelyidae, all are listed on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species as either "endangered" or "critically endangered".


Vulnerable ... Seven different species of sea (or marine) turtles grace our ocean waters, from the ... Nearly all species of sea turtle are classified as Endangered.


Conservation of threatened animals and endangered species. Sustainable ... Three of the seven existing species of marine turtle are critically endangered.


There are seven species of marine turtle found today that developed from a ... Three species are considered Critically Endangered (hawksbill, leatherback, and  ...


Worldwide, six of the seven sea turtle species are classified as threatened or ... Critically Endangered: Species is considered to be facing an extremely high risk  ...


May 24, 2017 ... Seven species have been identified worldwide. Six sea turtle species are found in U.S. waters (the flatback sea turtle is found only in ... All sea turtles found in U.S. waters are listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), which ... and agreements to ensure the survival of these highly migratory animals.


Did you know that sea turtles have been living on planet Earth since the time of the dinosaurs? - around 110 million years. There are seven different species of ...


Scientists recognize seven living species of sea turtles, which are grouped into ... the Endangered Species Act as threatened in 1978, and is the only sea turtle ...