THREAT LEVEL: least concern animals


The following animals are considered LEAST CONCERN by the International Union for Conservation and Natural Resources (IUCN):

What biotoxin does turtle meat carry? A 2013 medical study revealed that eating turtle meat - especially sea turtles -
Overfishing can deplete key reef species and damage coral habitat. Coral reef ecosystems support important commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishery
California sea lion can dive as deep as:   1,000 feet 1,500 feet 2,000 feet   The deepest that a
By Stacey Venzel If you spot a turtle crossing the road, it is helpful if you move the turtle away
Australia’s Heber Albert Longman (1880-1954) was a pioneer in scientific journalism, a self-taught scientist who began his career as a
By Stacey Venzel Sea turtles lay hundreds of eggs in a season compared to only a dozen in box turtles,
Krill. The Crabeater Seal does not eat crab, it only eats krill. The seal earned the misleading name because of unusual
What is sympatric? Sympatric is when two species that live in the same environment and overlap in population distribution. ###
By Stacey Venzel Female reptiles are known to safeguard sperm for long periods of time with turtle sperm storage documented
By Scott A. Rowan In our series of stories on tidal bores, we examine the geology, and details of some