Can turtles sense a hurricane coming?

Paprika, a loggerhead sea turtle, sensed that Hurricane Ian was on its way. But how did LMC researchers discover this? On April 25, LMC researchers affixed a satellite transmitter to Paprika’s carapace, the top shell, to better understand her movements during the breeding season and follow her post-nesting migration to her foraging grounds. From April…

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2020

March Madness takes on another meaning for Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) as sea turtle nesting season kicks off on March 1 and runs through October 31. Sitting on one of the most densely nested sea turtle nesting beaches in the world, LMC has unique and distinct expertise in sea turtle and ocean conservation research.

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Investing in Isotopes

Loggerhead Marinelife Center researchers examine stable isotopes to understand the diet and migratory movements of different sea turtle species, including leatherback sea turtles.

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