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Marine biologist and turtle tracker. PhD candidate and @NSF GRFP Fellow at @UCF.
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Sep 14, 2021
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: Trends in Florida sea turtle size at maturity
Located on the east coast of Florida, USA, the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge hosts tens of thousands of sea turtle nests every year. It’s an ideal site to study population trends.
has been monitoring sea turtles in 21 km of the
since the early 1980s.
Loggerhead nest counts have been fairly consistent over time, while green turtle nests have increased.