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Monk Seal & Turtle Resting | by Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
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Monk Seal & Turtle Resting

A Hawaiian monk seal / ilioholokauaua (Neomonachus schauinslandi) and green sea turtle / honu (Chelonia mydas) resting on the beach in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

 

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Photo by: Mark Sullivan, NOAA Fisheries Hawaiian Monk Seal Research Program, 2007

Photo collected under NMFS Research Permit #848-1695

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Taken on July 17, 2007