Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s (LMC) very own research biologist, Kelly Martin, has been published by the Journal of Experimental Biology and awarded the Editors’ Choice for her study, “Underwater hearing in the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta): a comparison of behavioral and auditory evoked potential audiograms.” This was the first published study of a behavioral hearing test…

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A 300 pound adult female loggerhead was rescued on Friday, May 25, 2012 in the surf off Jupiter Island. With the assistance of FWC as well as police and fire officials, the turtle was rescued and transported to Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) in Juno Beach. The following afternoon, Betsy, the name LMC staff gave to…

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