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Sea turtle nesting results in for neighboring beaches … and thanks to red tide the numbers aren’t good

November 2, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ SUBMITTED BY HALEY RUTGER, MOTE MARINE LABORATORY AND AQUARIUM Sea turtles laid a near-record number of nests during their 2018 nesting season on Longboat Key through Venice, Florida, report Mote Marine Laboratory scientists who have monitored this stretch of nesting beaches for 37 years. A total of 3,151 nests — 3,142 from loggerhead sea turtles and nine […]

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