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:Florida's American shad are the smallest on the East Coast of the United States. In Florida, shad average 2 to 3 pounds; the state record is 5.19 pounds.
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