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FWC responds to widespread cold-weather saltwater fish kills

January 15, 2010 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued executive orders to protect Florida's snook, bonefish and tarpon fisheries from further harm caused by the recent prolonged cold weather in the state, which has caused widespread saltwater fish kills. 

Manatees move to find food, area boaters cautioned

January 15, 2010 

Recent cold fronts have very high numbers of manatees concentrated in warm-water refuges near power plants in Palm Beach and Broward counties.  

Report, but do not touch, dead or distressed sea turtles

January 15, 2010 

Cold-stunned turtles may appear to be dead, but often they are still alive.  

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