Which of the following statements regarding Sea turtles are true?
1. They live only in the Tropical Ocean basins.
2. Their IUCN Red List of Threatened Species categorizes their threat level as critically endangered.
Choose the correct answer from the following options:
1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2
They live in almost every ocean basin throughout the world, nesting on tropical and subtropical beaches.
Six of the seven species of sea turtle are at varying threat levels on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species. The hawksbill turtle and the Kemp’s ridley trutle are critically endangered. The green turtle is endangered. The loggerhead turtle, the leather back turtle and olive ridley turtle are vulnerable. Only the flatback turtle isn’t listed as threatened, but there’s insufficient data for an assessment.