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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Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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