TECO Big Bend discharge canal

TECO Big Bend discharge canal

TECO Big Bend discharge canal

Manatee photo-identification effort is focused during the winter season when manatees aggregate at natural and man-made warm water sources. This photo is an aerial view of the TECO Big Bend Power Plant discharge canal.


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Along the Florida coast, sea turtles annually make between 40,000 and 84,000 nests. Females nest every 2-3 years, laying several nests on sandy beaches.

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