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Scientist Kent Williges Evaluates Ground Cover

Upland Habitat Associate Research Scientist Kent Williges (right) evaluates ground cover vegetation on the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area with Land Manager Jean McCollom (left).


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FWC Facts:
White and brown shrimp depend on estuaries as nursery habitats, leaving when they reach 4-5 inches in length. This “shrimp run” occurs in late summer or early fall.

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