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Sea Turtle Research Papers & Reports

Sea Turtles are one of the most important species in our oceans, playing a vital role at multiple levels. Research and data is key to understanding these amazing creatures, their value, and how we can better protect them and their nesting habitat. Below are just a few of the many research papers and reports that are available. As we continue to review more, we will add to this resource page. Check out our Campeche Turtle Project by clicking below. It’s a program dedicated to protecting the critically endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle.

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State of the World’s Sea Turtles: 2020 Report

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NOAA Species Director: Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Source: NOAA Fisheries

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The Developmental Biogeography of Hawksbill Sea Turtles

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A Quantitative Analysis Linking Sea Turtle Mortality and Plastic Debris Ingestion

Source: Nature

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The Impact of Lunar Phases and Hawksbill Sea Turtle Nesting

Source: Journal of Ethology

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle: Endangered Species Act Five Year Review

Source: NOAA

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