Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Mating

Males grab females with their front legs and ride to shore. The females bury in the sand and release eggs while the males release sperm.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Numerous marine species, like blue crabs, redfish, white shrimp, stingrays, tarpon, are found more than 100 miles upstream in the freshwater portions of the St. Johns River.

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