"Lost-Year" Studies - Hatchling on Beach

Lost-Year Studies - Hatchling on Beach

"Lost-Year" Studies - Hatchling on Beach

Researchers are studying the early life of neonate turtles, from the time the hatchlings leave their nest up until they reach adulthood.


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FWC Facts:
Along the Florida coast from 1990 to 2011, sea turtles annually made between 51,000 and 93,000 nests.

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