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:
Seagrasses are the principal food for endangered manatees and green sea turtles, help purify the water, and provide a suitable environment for a wide variety of marine life.

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