Category: Teaching

The Natural History, Biology, and Conservation of Loggerhead Sea Turtles


The Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), is the largest hard-shelled sea turtle in the world (National Geographic). It is found in warm temperate and subtropical waters throughout the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA]). Although it’s the most populous sea turtle in the western and eastern […]

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Heartworm in Phocids


Phocids, also known as earless seals or true seals, are common coastal marine mammals. Since 1972, seals have been protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and are cared for frequently in rehabilitation settings. Beyond human interference, seals encounter a variety of diseases and infections while in the wild. Parasitic infections are regularly found in […]

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Summer Day Programs 2020!


The National Marine Life Center is proud to once again offer our Summer Day Programs – back bigger and better than ever before!

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