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Turtle nest numbers up from last year despite red tide

August 9, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ BY SUE ERWIN Despite the effects of red tide, sea turtle nests numbers are continuing to grow, hatchlings are making their way to the water and excavations are being done by patrol members on a consistent basis. As of July 27, the Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association reported 636 Caretta caretta (Loggerhead) turtle nests […]

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