Report a marine turtle sighting

Your turtle sightings are used to gain valuable insights into the health of our ocean.

Add the date using the following format: DD/MM/YY
Exact location of sighting e.g. use What3words, or you can find the latitude and longitude co-ordinates using Google Maps
Distance in metres
Distance in metres
What kind of turtle did you see?
If you want to, please leave an email and/or mobile number which we can use if we need to contact you for more information about your turtle encounter.
Other observations, such as the turtle's behaviour, a description of the turtle, identification tag details. If you have any photos to submit, please email them to or tag us on social media @mcsuk with the hashtag #TurtleSighting.