Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and Loggerhead Marinelife Center researchers have conducted the most comprehensive health assessment for a green turtle rookery in the world to date. Findings from the study provide critical insights into various aspects of physiology, biology, and herpesvirus epidemiology of this nesting population along a 10-kilometer stretch on Juno Beach, Fla.

Results, recently published in the journal Endangered Species Research, are hopeful for this population of green sea turtles in southeastern Florida and offer important data on the profile of health for future comparative investigations... Read More