Goal navigation and island-finding in sea turtles

  title={Goal navigation and island-finding in sea turtles},
  author={Kenneth J. Lohmann and Paolo Luschi and Graeme C Hays},
Juvenile and adult sea turtles often navigate to specific feeding areas during long-distance migrations, and adults periodically return to particular geographic areas for mating and nesting. In addition, turtles displaced from feeding or nesting areas often home to the site of capture. Relatively little is known, however, about how turtles navigate to particular goal areas. Both juvenile and adult turtles use the Earth's magnetic field as a source of navigational information. Laboratory… CONTINUE READING
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