Leatherback Turtles in the U.S. Caribbean, Atlantic, and Gulf of Mexico (NMFS and FWS 1992). Updated information is included only for South Florida. Description The leatherback sea turtle is the largest of the sea turtles and is so distinctive that it is placed in a separate family, Dermochelyidae. The leatherback sea turtle possesses a.
Without consumers, crooks would not kill sea turtles, and without action, there are not solutions. However, the good part of the relations between sea turtles and humans are the thousands of conscious people that volunteer to support sea turtle survival. Some help to watch the beaches to protect the mothers when they arrive to lay their eggs.