Because manatees move between salt, brackish, and fresh water
environments they often wear an ever-changing coat of algae and/or
barnacles, which at times can disguise scar patterns.
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FWC Facts:Sea turtles range in size from the 75- to 100-pound Kemp’s ridley to the 1,300-pound, 8-foot-long leatherback.
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