2017 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following table contains the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2017 season. The data are divided into two main regions (east and west) and divided by county.

Note: C. caretta = Loggerhead; C. mydas = Green turtle; and D. coriacea = Leatherback.

Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey Data - 2017 Season

County Table 2017



FWC Facts:
Sea turtles are born with the instinct to move in the direction of the most open horizon. On a natural beach, this direction is toward the ocean.

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