• Five out of the seven marine turtle species around the world are listed as Endangered.
  • A female turtle can lay up to 120 eggs in one nest and can nest up to 3-4 times in one season.
  • This project is currently tracking 75 female Hawksbill turtles from UAE, Oman, Qatar and Iran.
  • Fishermen can now use turtle excluder devices to prevent accidental capture of marine turtles.
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They do not sleep in the human sense. They slow down and reduce activity to get into a ‘rest’ mode, with their eyes closed, but still awake sufficiently to known when oxygen levels drop and that it is time to surface to breathe.