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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Critical Habitat in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Specific areas designated include 38 occupied marine areas within the range of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean DPS of loggerhead sea turtles. These areas contain one or a combination of:

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service addressed ~685 miles of nesting beaches (in NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, and MS) in a separate rulemaking.

We did not designate critical habitat for the North Pacific Ocean DPS.

Final Rules to Designate Critical Habitat

Supporting Documents for Marine Critical Habitat

 

Maps of Critical Habitat

You can also download the GIS files [zip].

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

loggerhead turtle critical habitat in northwest atlantic ocean

Updated: September 18, 2014