"Lost-Year" Studies - Hatchling on Beach

Lost-Year Studies - Hatchling on Beach

"Lost-Year" Studies - Hatchling on Beach

Researchers are studying the early life of neonate turtles, from the time the hatchlings leave their nest up until they reach adulthood.


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FWC Facts:
The life expectancy for Gulf sturgeon is 20-42 years. The oldest age documented for a tagged and recaptured Suwannee River Gulf sturgeon is about 27-28 years.

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