Virginia Institute of Marine Science
In May of 1980, we initiated a project to evaluate the nesting use of Virginia's Atlantic coastal beaches by the loggerhead sea turtle, Carretta caretta.
l'he loggerhead is considered an endangered species by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the species is on the federal threatened list.
Byles, R. A., & Musick, J. A. (1981) Nesting of loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, in Virginia : final report. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/2706