Roanoke Island What's New - Atlantic Ocean

Roanoke Island What's New

Category: Atlantic Ocean

STAR Center releases six rehabilitated sea turtles

It’s good to be home. Onlookers cheered as six sea turtles rehabilitated at the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center were released back to the ocean on Saturday, May 4. Two green sea turtles and four loggerheads made their way back home during the release at the Frisco Bathhouse beach access, part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Staff from the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island worked alongside volunteers from the Network for Endangered Sea... Read More
at Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Aquariums Announce Initial Spot A Shark USA Findings

Less than a year after the North Carolina Aquariums launched Spot A Shark USA , a citizen science program, lead researchers have issued initial findings in a manuscript published in the journal “Ecology”   today.  The four-page document outlines a discovery that could play a significant role in the strategic protection of the sand tiger shark,  Carcharias taurus , a globally designated vulnerable species, whose presence is linked to healthy aquatic ecosystems.... Read More
at Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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