Sea turtles are part of the heritage in Guadeloupe Archipelago, they testify how healthy marine ecosystems are. Five out of seven species identified all over the world are in the… 529 more words
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Female-biased sea turtle populations are reported at important sea turtle rookeries globally. This heightens concerns for the conservation of sea turtles in the long-term. For this reason researchers are measuring temperatures at nesting beaches around the world to better understand the male-to-female ratio that these rookeries are producing. 444 more words
Markus Reymann, director for the TBA21-Academy and Marine Biologist David Gruber, of National Geographic Emerging Explorer were diving in the Solomon Islands when they came across a biofluorescent Hawksbill Sea Turtle. 219 more words
A beautiful Biofluorescnet Turtle discovered by NatGeo.
Published by NatGeo Sep 28, 2015
While filming coral off the Solomon Islands, David Gruber, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, encountered a “bright red-and-green spaceship.” This underwater UFO turned out to be a hawksbill sea turtle, which is significant because it’s the first time that biofluorescence has ever been seen in reptiles, according to Gruber. 34 more words
A hawksbill sea turtle that can light up like a neon Christmas tree is the latest addition to a menagerie of animals with an ability known as biofluorescence. 56 more words