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Tracking tropical turtles deep down to the seabed reveals their feeding habits

By Nicole Esteban, Associate Professor of Marine Biology, Swansea University
Hawksbill turtles are critically endangered, they are found in every ocean and are the most tropical of sea turtles. Adult hawksbills have long been considered to have a close association with shallow (less than 15 metres depth) seas where coral reefs thrive.

But new research my colleagues and I conducted reveals for the first time that hawksbill turtles feed at reef sites much deeper than previously thought.

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