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Teachers at Sea Study Leatherback Turtles

Picture by: Unknown Picture taken on: September 1st, 2008

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Alex Eilers, an educator at Memphis, Tennessee's Pink Palace Musuem, sailed aboard NOAA Ship David Starr Jordan for 15 days in August and September while scientists conducted leatherback turtle research in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. Specifically, this study is called the LUTH survey, Leatherback Use of Temperate Habitat. This photo was taken under a NOAA Fisheries scientific research permit. Admire wildlife from a distance, for your safety and their protection. Learn more about the proper way to view marine wildlife. This photo was taken under a NOAA Fisheries scientific research permit. Admire wildlife from a distance, for your safety and their protection

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