17 dead turtles wash up during summer along the east coast of Italy

03.10.18 Dead Turtles In Italy

Seventeen beached turtles throughout the summer, with a peak in September, the month in which they were found along the coast of Vasto ben 12 specimens of Caretta Caretta, many some of them found dead along the beaches of Vasto, San Salvo, Casalbordino and Torino di Sangro. A phenomenon subject to continuous monitoring by the experts of Cetacean Study Centre of Pescara, where since 2012 has created a georeferenced database of strandings along the Italian coast.

Courtesy of histonium.net


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