16 Sep '11, 5pm

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Declared Endangered

For Immediate Release, September 16, 2011 Contacts: Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (415) 644-8580 or [email protected] Chris Pincetich, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (415) 663-8590 x 102, cell (530) 220-3687 or [email protected] Loggerhead Sea Turtles Declared Endangered Rare Sea Turtles Protected Worldwide; Five Populations Now Listed as Endangered WASHINGTON— The Obama administration designated the North Pacific loggerhead sea turtle as endangered under the Endangered Species Act today. Populations of this rare and ancient turtle, which spends much of its time off the coasts of Mexico and Southern California, have declined by at least 80 percent over the past decade. Although loggerhead sea turtles have been listed as threatened since 1978, today’s rule recognizes that some populations are nearing extinction from fisheries bycatch, c...

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