Female green sea turtle missing a front flipper.
Male green sea turtle with FP tumors.
Green sea turtle with FP tumors.
6 birds, 2 adults and four juveniles in small stream next to St. Theresa's church, Kihei, Maui. One bird had a radio transmitter.
Looks like a game fish.
The one with the white tail. Sorry for the photo quality.
About 10 individuals were observed from a boat in between the island of Molokini and the southern coast of Maui.
Snorkeler near the dolphin was not with our group.
Not the best photo....
Female green sea turtle hauled up on a cobblestone "beach", showing a large tumor around her mouth.
Female green sea turtle with considerable FP tumors.
Watched several individuals brave the surf to nibble what they could off the lava as the waves crashed in and out.
A female green sea turtle with small FP tumor around the eye.
Dive Site Five Graves/Five Caves, between 0-45 feet.
Lots of ink.
This turtle was swimming leisurely north from this point.
Female green sea turtle (approx 3-3 1/2 ft length), with fresh shark bites on her left front and rear flippers, as well as severe FP tumor growth, especially around the eyes (it is possible that the left eye is damaged).
Photos 1, 2 & 3 show the turtle lying on the cobblestone beach.
Photo 4 is a closer shot showing the damage to the left front fin and eye.
Photo 5 is a closer shot of the left eye.
Photo 6 is a look at the damage to the rear of the shell and the missing left rear flipper (underwater).
Large female green sea turtle with FP tumors around her eyes and a large growth under her left front flipper.
While snorkeling at Makena Surf resort area.
Large female green sea turtle in very shallow water. She has considerable FP tumors, and appears to be mostly blind, as she did not move away from beach goers who were wading right around her. She was also having considerable difficulty breathing (very labored, and coming up very high out of the water to take her breaths).
Green sea turtle with considerable FP growths and a substantial quantity of algae on the back of the shell.
Dive site Five Graves/Five Caves, between 0-45 feet.