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An Endangered Red Hawksbill Sea Turtle Swims Over a Threatened Elkhorn Coral in Virgin Islands National Park

Detailed Description

This photo shows an endangered hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) swimming over a colony of elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata).

USGS scientists are doing research on sea turtles and corals in Florida and the US Virgin Islands.


Public Domain.