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Rocky Island

Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

State of the World's Sea Turtles


Ross, California, USA

Region Active




Marine research, Turtles


SWOT is a partnership among Oceanic Society, the IUCN-SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group, Duke University's OBIS-SEAMAP, and a growing international network of institutions and individuals. This SWOT Team 'works to compile and publish global sea turtle data that support conservation and management efforts at the international, national, and local scales. These data reside within the SWOT database', a remarkable source of information on the biogeography of turtles worldwide which is publicly available (refer to their website).

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