FLSTSSN Archived Sea Turtle Stranding Data

Here we provide data on dead, sick, or injured sea turtles documented in Florida since 1980. Two formats are available.

Below are tables reporting on dead, sick, or injured sea turtles documented in Florida during 1980-2013. The data are organized by year and then either by county and species or by county, species, and month. The data source is the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network Data Base.

Common name equivalents of the scientific names given in the tables are as follows:

Caretta caretta = loggerhead Chelonia mydas = green turtle Lepidochelys kempii = Kemp's ridley Eretmochelys imbricata = hawksbill Dermochelys coriacea = leatherback Lepidochelys olivacea= olive ridley

Map of Florida showing the coastal counties

2013

2013 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2013 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2012

2012 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2012 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2011

2011 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2011 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2010

2010 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2010 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2009

2009 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2009 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2008

2008 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2008 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2007

2007 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2007 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2006

2006 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2006 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2005

2005 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2005 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2004

2004 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2004 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2003

2003 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2003 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2002

2002 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2002 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2001

2001 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2001 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

2000

2000 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

2000 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1999

1999 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1999 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1998

1998 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1998 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1997

1997 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1997 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1996

1996 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1996 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1995

1995 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1995 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1994

1994 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1994 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1993

1993 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1993 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1992

1992 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1992 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1991

1991 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1991 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1990

1990 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1990 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1989

1989 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1989 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1988

1988 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1988 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1987

1987 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1987 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1986

1986 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1986 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1985

1985 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1985 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1984

1984 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1984 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1983

1983 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1983 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1982

1982 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1982 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1981

1981 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1981 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

1980

1980 Sea Turtle Strandings (Species and County)

1980 Sea Turtle Strandings (County, Species, and Month)

View the GIS Map of Statewide Turtle Stranding Data on the the Marine Resources GIS (MRGIS) data page. The link to the MRGIS Internet Map Server is at the bottom of the MRGIS IMS article. To make a map of turtle data, select " turtles" as current map view, and navigate using menu on the left side.



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