Check out SoCal Sea Turtles' NEW West Coast Sea Turtle Sightings and Strandings Map!
Are there sea turtles hanging out near your home, work, or favorite surf spot?
Find out by zooming in on the map!
To add YOUR sightings of live, wild sea turtles to the map, please fill out the form below with as much detail as possible (please include lat/long coordinates)!
If you see a hooked, injured, or dead sea turtle, call THE NOAA SEA TURTLE STRANDING NETWORK ASAP:
+1 (562) 506-4315
Did you spot a live, healthy sea turtle on the West Coast of the USA?
If so, please report it by filling out the form below. Your report will be sent directly to the NOAA Marine Turtle Research Division and will be responded to in the order it was received. Thank you for your help protecting our local sea turtles! (Reports that include precise latitude & longitude coordinates will be entered faster than the ones with landmarks and/or places that we have to look up!)