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Honu Count 2018: Help Us Find Numbered Sea Turtles in Hawaii

Citizen scientists of Hawaii, we need your help counting turtles—and here’s why!
June 27, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Lindsey Bull and Marylou Staman measure the length of a female green sea turtle

New Species Named for NOAA Fisheries Scientist

NOAA Fisheries veterinarian/sea turtle pathologist Dr. Brian Stacy recently became the first Office of Protected Resources scientist to have a new species named after him. His former colleagues announced the discovery of a previously unidentified parasite
June 15, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Green sea turtle.

Impact of Exceptional Growth Rates on Estimations of Life-Stage Duration in Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

New information on growth spurts and the potential impact on estimates of lifetime growth rate and age at first reproduction for the Hawaiian population of green sea turtles.
May 17, 2018 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Science and Stewardship in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Biologists prepare for field season to assess Hawaiian monk seal and sea turtle populations.
April 09, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles rest on an atoll in French Frigate Shoals.

Endangered Green Sea Turtles of the Northern Mariana Islands

Double trouble: fewer moms and warming temperatures imperil turtle population.
February 16, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Researcher Tammy Summers during a beach survey of nesting sea turtles on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.

By the Numbers: The Annual Migration of Green Sea Turtles in Hawaiʻi

Can you imagine a 1,200-mile commute? Every year, many green sea turtles (or honu as they are locally known in Hawai‘i) make the 1,200-mile (1,931-kilometer) round-trip migration from foraging habitats in the main Hawaiian Islands to reproduce and nest at
September 26, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Biologist Jan Willem Staman carefully etches a number onto the shell of a sea turtle at French Frigate Shoals

1,000th Sea Turtle Released

NOAA Fisheries and the Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute work together to recover and protect sea turtles.
September 22, 2017 - Feature Story ,
Dr. Camryn Allen, Marine Biological Researcher, inserts a microchip to uniquely identify "Turtle 1,000" (Photo: NOAA Fisheries).