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Loggerhead Sea Turtle


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Caretta Caretta
   is the tautonym for   
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Most common in Atlanic, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific waters. The species is now vulnerable to extinction due to low reproductive rates, loss of suitable nesting sites and the hazards posed by commercial and recreational fishing. Marine pollutants like styrofoam, cans and plastic bags and bottles, which can be mistaken for food, are a significant threat to this and many other species.






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