Under the International Conservation Union (IUCN) 'Red List of Threatened Species' loggerhead sea turtles are considered vulnerable at the global level. The Red List has a special listing for 10 identified subpopulations. Find out more at www.iucnredlist.org Note: Until 2015 the species was listed as Endangered.
- A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it is not Endangered but is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
Threats to loggerheads vary from one region to another
of habitat due to coastal development, including tourism
capture by fishing activities
due to industrial waste, marine debris etc