Saving the Leatherback Sea Turtle - Podcast

The Leatherback is a most unusual species of sea turtle. In the Pacific, it's also among the most endangered. In honor of World Sea Turtle Day (June 16) join SWFSC biologist Scott Benson whose research on leatherbacks is captured in this "On the Line" podcast:

"On the Line" podcast


NOAA Fisheries scientist Scott Benson with a leatherback sea turtle, the largest he's ever seen, at a nesting beach in the Solomon Islands. Credit: Karin A. Forney/NOAA.

More information about SWFSC's leatherback research program

SWFSC Turtle research page
Video: Solomon Islands leatherback research
Video: Pacific leatherback turtle research