Fauna

Fauna of interest are coquina clams (Donax spp.) and mole crabs (Emerita talpoida). Both species are common filter feeders found in the swash zone and prey to many beach dwelling organisms and seabirds.


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FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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