According to the IUCN, different populations of loggerheads
face different threats, and many of them are also grappling with pollution, climate change and disease.
marina locations are designated 'Clean Marinas' under the State's Clean Marina Program.
Launched as part of an initiative to study the nesting and foraging habitats of the critically endangered North West Indian Ocean loggerhead
sub-population, the satellite tags will provide important data on the turtles' movement and behaviour and their inter-nesting and post nesting habitats.
In addition to beach and underwater clean-up campaigns, ESOCehas launched a number of initiatives to protect Oman's loggerhead
According to the ESO, a global assessment of the Loggerhead
sea turtle was completed last year by a global network of sea turtle experts of the Marine Turtle Specialist Group, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
sea turtles, which grow to weigh up to 135 kilograms, dig their nests on beaches from the Carolinas to Florida.
Happily, there are many conservation groups working to save the loggerhead
VAR of the scientist make some researches on loggerheads
You don't have to be a loggerhead
turtle to realise the host nation are the team to beat.
The Florida coast accounts for 90 percent of all sea turtle nest sites in the continental United States and is home to the largest nesting aggregation of threatened loggerhead
turtles in the Western Hemisphere.
Although some species, such as the loggerhead
, Caretta caretta, and green, Chelonia mydas, turtles may vary among populations and individuals in the details of their life history patterns (Hatase et al.
The green turtle usually only nests in Oman," she said, adding "And although we've not yet found any nests of the loggerhead
, we have identified the turtles.