Sea Turtle Species

Seven species of sea turtles can be found in every ocean around the world. From leatherbacks to loggerheads, six of the seven species are threatened or endangered at the hand of humans. Below you can learn about each of the species including their biology, ecology, threats, and distribution.

 

Learn About the 7 Species of Sea Turtles


What is SEE Turtles?

We're a non-profit organization that protects sea turtles through conservation travel and volunteer tours, our Billion Baby Turtles, Too Rare To Wear, & Sea Turtles & Plastic programs, our education programs, and by promoting inclusivity in the sea turtle community. Our award-winning programs help save sea turtle hatchlings on important nesting beaches around the world, work with the tourism industry to end the turtleshell trade, and get plastic out of sea turtle habitats. Learn more about our organization.

Photo credits: Neil Ever Osborne