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The seawater of Vietnam is recognized as a critical habitat for the sea turtles in the world. There are only 5 species of sea turtles , namely greens, hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead and leatherback turtles found in Vietnam waters (Vinh and Tuoc, 1999; Dung, 2003). The distribution of the sea turtle in Vietnam is shown in Figure 19.
Dung, P. H. (2004). Vietnam. In Z. Talib, A. Ali, K. K. K. Yaacob, & M. Mohd. Isa (Eds.), Conservation and Enhancement of Sea Turtles in the Southeast Asian Region (pp. 127-134). Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia: Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.