baby sea turtles

Ocean News: U.S. to Auction Off New Jersey Area for Offshore Wind, Baby Sea Turtles Found to Make Noises, and More

Posted Fri, Jul 18, 2014 by Brianna Elliott to baby sea turtles, Indus river dolphin, offshore wind, offshore wind New Jersey, seafood, seafood fraud

Offshore wind farm

An offshore wind farm. (Photo: Kim Hansen / Flickr Creative Commons)

- A New York-based seafood company and its executives pleaded guilty in federal court for fish fraud. The executives underreported the amount of summer flounder they caught between June 2009 and December 2011 by 56,000 pounds and used false documents to ship fish to customers. The Wall Street Journal


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Fact of the Day: Green Sea Turtle

Posted Wed, Jul 14, 2010 by MollyH to baby sea turtles, Fact of the Day, green sea turtle, sea turtles

Time for another FOTD!

Green sea turtles are born only two inches long and will grow to about three feet by adulthood. On average, young green sea turtles grow more than 11 pounds a year by feeding on sea grasses and algae -- yum!

For more info on green sea turtles and other wonderful wildlife, check back tomorrow or check out Oceana.org/Explore!

 


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