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see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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Since 2011, nearly 100 Hawksbill turtles have laid eggs at the shoreline with almost 7,000 baby turtles starting their lives at Al Taweelah.
Kandiis Kagawad Rolando Pagara, who has been monitoring sea turtles for 20 years now, said they have already tagged with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources various hawksbill turtles, some of whom were treated for injuries until three Magsaysay villages Kandiis, Damayuhan and San Isidro were declared as Wildlife Critical Habitat through Administrative Order 2016-2.
Since the beginning of 2002, the two institutions have been studying the hawksbill turtles in the Qatari coasts, filling the gap in information available to them and working to restore the turtle populations and their habitat based on the best scientific evidence.
Critically-endangered Hawksbill turtles have started to arrive at the Al Taweelah site of Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) in Abu Dhabi as another annual nesting season begins.
Pagara said 2018 was a 'big year' for hawksbill turtle conservation efforts in the village.
DAVAO CITY -- The Aboitiz Group has built up the facilities of a pawikan (marine turtle) center in the city as part of its effort to intensify the conservation of hawksbill turtle in the Davao Gulf.
On average 80 female green and hawksbill turtles lay around 120 eggs per nest on the beaches of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa and Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa.
(2017) investigated the impact of the lobster gillnet fishery in Central America and estimated one of the highest rates of gillnet bycatch and mortality for hawksbill turtles anywhere in the world.
Earlier this week, the firm releases a group of endangered Hawksbill turtles back into the wild at Saadiyat Beach, in recognition of World Turtle Day.
Weighed down by barnacles, scores of hawksbill turtles wash up ashore during winter months.
For centuries, hawksbill turtles have been harvested for their beautiful shells.