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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 , 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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