A living Leatherback in Belgium This article describes the observation of a swimming leatherback off the coast of Belgium in 2018. The observation is recorded on film. It is the fourth Leatherback for Belgium. Earlier, a dying animal was found in 2000 and twice a dead animal (1988 and 1998). Also the Dutch observations of this species (25) are briefly quoted.

lederschildpad, Dermochelys coriacea, Nieuwpoort, stranding, België
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D. Verbelen. (2019). Waarneming van een lederschildpad in Nieuwpoort (België). RAVON, 21(1), 6–7.