2016 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following table contains the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2016 season. The data are divided into two main regions (east and west) and divided by county.

Note: C. caretta = Loggerhead; C. mydas = Green turtle; and D. coriacea = Leatherback.

Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey Data - 2016 Season

COUNTY SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta NEST C. caretta NON-NESTING EMERGENCE C. mydas NEST C. mydas NON-NESTING EMERGENCE D. coriacea NEST D. coriacea NON-NESTING EMERGENCE

EAST COAST

NASSAU

18.4

265

124

1

1

0

0

DUVAL

30.5

206

152

2

7

0

0

ST JOHNS

68.8

818

706

26

16

11

1

FLAGLER

31.5

677

328

23

13

4

0

VOLUSIA

79.8

2873

2072

157

157

10

2

BREVARD

115.2

33115

45117

1987

3855

84

8

INDIAN RIVER

35.9

7118

10256

263

533

33

5

ST LUCIE

34.5

7810

12013

247

320

131

19

MARTIN

35.3

12413

24269

749

1786

370

99

PALM BEACH

74.1

33892

54347

1582

2166

377

53

BROWARD

38.6

3400

4437

138

161

27

5

MIAMI-DADE

36.5

811

879

0

0

6

1

MONROE

57.7

677

982

145

148

1

0

EAST TOTALS

656.9

104,075

155,682 

5,320

9,163 

1,054 

193

WEST COAST

COLLIER

60.2

1968

2515

2

0

0

0

LEE

83.9

2346

3573

6

1

0

0

CHARLOTTE

21.8

2156

3421

16

22

0

0

SARASOTA

55.9

8276

13874

39

27

0

0

MANATEE

21.7

1015

1663

1

1

0

0

HILLSBOROUGH

4.8

82

93

0

0

0

0

PINELLAS

77.6

498

567

0

1

0

0

FRANKLIN

90.0

1116

1442

0

0

0

0

GULF

47.0

692

888

0

0

0

0

BAY

71.1

191

166

1

0

0

0

WALTON

48.7

77

48

7

10

0

0

OKALOOSA

38.0

77

49

1

0

0

0

SANTA ROSA

11.2

21

9

0

0

0

0

ESCAMBIA

62.8

116

74

0

1

0

0

WEST TOTALS

694.7

18,631

28,382

73

63

0

0

STATE TOTALS

1,351.6

122,706

184,064

5,393

9,226

1,054

193



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