Sea Turtle Additional Materials

Do you want even more information on these special species? Look here for more materials about sea turtles to become a sea turtle expert.

Sea turtle at a reef being cleaned by yellow fish.

Why is this turtle being mobbed by fish?

A few months ago while researching in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA diver Mitchell Tartt caught this turtle on camera. Although they may seem like paparazzi swarming this green sea turtle, the yellow tang here are actually doing the turtle a favor.

A research specialist in a blue shirt and red lifejacket releasing a rehabilitated hawksbill sea turtle into the water.

Celebrating Sea Turtles Image Library

In celebration of NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle Week, we are proud to share with you some of the sea turtles we've had the privilege and honor of releasing back into the ocean.