Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Molluscan Fisheries staff sieve and rinse each fauna sample to remove fine sand. The remaining sample is bagged, labeled, and preserved for laboratory analysis.


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Smalltooth sawfish double their length from 2.5 feet at birth to 5 feet by the end of their first year in Florida’s estuarine nurseries.

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