Publications of research conducted or funded by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Butler, J.A. and G.L. Heinrich. 2010. Survey of the distribution and population status of the ornate diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota) in the Big Bend Region of Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Nongame Wildlife Report No. NG06-021, Tallahassee, Florida.

Butler, J.A. 2002. Status and distribution of the Carolina diamondback terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin centrata, in Duval County. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 52 pp.

Butler, J.A. 2002. Population ecology, home range, and seasonal movements of the Carolina diamondback terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin centrata, in northeastern Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 65 pp. Access Publication.

Cox, J.A. and R.S. Kautz. 2000. Habitat conservation needs of rare and imperiled wildlife in Florida. Office of Environmental Services, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida. 156 pp. Access Publication.



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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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