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Turtle patrollers document 736 sea turtle nests in 2018

November 2, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ BY SUE ERWIN Sea turtle nesting season has officially ended, and the Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association reported there were 736 nests, and 74,000 hatchlings left our shores this season. Breaking those numbers down further, there were 731 Caretta caretta (Loggerhead turtles) and 5 Chelonia mydas (Green turtle) nests. Volunteers counted 564 false crawls […]

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