Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Molluscan Fisheries staff sieve and rinse each fauna sample to remove fine sand. The remaining sample is bagged, labeled, and preserved for laboratory analysis.


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FWC Facts:
Manatees have molars but no front teeth (no incisors or canines). Manatee teeth are unusual among mammals because they are continually replaced throughout the animals' lives.

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