"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:
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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