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

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.

Location: St. John, VI, USA

Date Taken: Jan 29 2008

Photographer: Caroline Rogers
Photographer Email: caroline_rogers@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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Type: JPEG image - 7.53 MB
Dimensions: 3672 x 2694
Resolution: 72 dpi

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