Mexico navy personnel rescue 369 turtle eggs in Zihuatanejo

Semar staff oversee the preservation of the Olive Ridley Turtle, one of the most abundant species to arrive on Mexican beaches, in addition to being listed in danger of extinction

Personnel from the Zihuatanejo Fire Station of the Mexican Navy Secretariat (Semar) collected and nested 369 eggs in the Tortuguero field belonging to this Naval Sector.

As part of the actions carried out by the personnel of the Mexican Navy in this town, the preservation of the Olive Ridley Turtle is monitored, which is one of the most abundant species to arrive on Mexican beaches, in addition to being a species classified as endangered. of extinction, in accordance with the Official Norms in which its capture, use of its eggs and meat, as well as any product derived from it, is prohibited.

In this sense, it is important to highlight the work of Mexican seafarers, as well as elements of the three orders of government and civilian personnel, who support the care of the species by reporting to the competent authorities about the existence of these turtles and their eggs. .

Source: excelsior.com.mx

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