Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Florida Bay - Identification number

Florida Bay - Identification number

To make sure the same turtle is not captured twice during the 10-day research period, they are marked with temporary paint that will wash off after a few weeks.


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FWC Facts:
Sea turtles range in size from the 75- to 100-pound Kemp’s ridley to the 1,300-pound, 8-foot-long leatherback.

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