Marine turtles

Marine turtles

The marine waters of Central Queensland provide important foraging grounds for six of the world’s seven marine turtle species.

Central Queensland islands provide important nesting havens for Flatback turtles, while beaches along our coast provide resting areas for Green and Loggerhead turtles.

Explore our interactive map to learn more  

Download a copy of the Queensland Marine Turtle Field Guide

Find out more about each species and what you can do to help protect them below:

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Drain Buddies installed across Yeppoon, Gladstone and Rockhampton

Posted on July 15th, 2019

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Team Turtle CQ Success

Posted on February 11th, 2019

Team Turtle CQ members have had a busy 2019 season […]

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Help our hatchlings

Posted on January 17th, 2019

Listen carefully and you might be lucky enough to hear […]

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