Mortality in Florida
FWRI staff members coordinate the Florida Sea Turtle Stranding and
Salvage Network (FLSTSSN), which is responsible for gathering data
on dead or debilitated (i.e., stranded) sea turtles found in
Florida. Debilitated turtles are rescued and transported to
Find out who to call if you find a dead, sick, or injured sea turtle.
The FLSTSSN gathers data on dead, sick, or injured (i.e., stranded) sea turtles found in Florida.
Here we provide data on dead, sick, or injured sea turtles documented in Florida since 1980. Two formats are available.
Low water temperatures can have a dramatic impact on Florida's sea turtles.