Endangered green sea turtle returns home
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After a six-month rehabilitation, a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was released back to its habitat through the efforts of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in close coordination with the Wildlife Traffic Monitoring Unit Staff of Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Guimbal, Iloilo. Fully recovered nd in good health, the turtle was released in the beach area of Tigbauan, Iloilo, just recently. The turtle was rescued in July 2018 and was tagged PH1068K by DENR-CENRO Sara staf.
Endangered green sea turtle returns home. (2019, February 7). The Daily Guardian, p. 13.
Sea turtles; Rare species; Nature conservation; Man-induced effects; Tagging; Animal welfare; Carapace; Habitat loss; Marine pollution; Chelonia mydas; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO); Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
- The Daily Guardian