Sea Turtle Week 2021

Sea turtles are a key part of marine ecosystems worldwide, but they face many threats today. NOAA works to protect and conserve six sea turtle species found in U.S. waters. All are threatened or endangered.

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observers_0.jpg Observers. Credit: NOAA Fisheries
Man and child fishing off boat Man and child fishing on boat. Credit: J. Watson/NOAA Fisheries
NARW #3720 and calf North Atlantic right whale mother and calf. Credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute, taken under NOAA permit #20556-01.
Father and daughter holding catch salmon catch Father and daughter with salmon in Juneau, Alaska. Credit: Douglas Pels
Humpback whale under rainbow Humpback whale under a rainbow. Credit: Shutterstock