2013 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following table contains the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2013 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 - 2013 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

184

68

5

7

0

0

DUVAL

28.9

186

123

3

6

3

0

ST JOHNS

68.8

675

348

62

25

16

3

FLAGLER

31.5

458

200

147

51

6

0

VOLUSIA

79.8

2279

1633

1204

1258

18

5

BREVARD

115.2

24630

16543

18190

18407

76

9

INDIAN RIVER

35.9

5101

4472

1593

1723

56

5

ST LUCIE

34.5

5775

5846

640

1017

94

40

MARTIN

35.3

8498

11703

4524

7721

352

119

PALM BEACH

65.5

16986

19687

8572

6837

253

45

BROWARD

38.6

2456

2462

500

339

18

2

MIAMI-DADE

36.5

484

389

33

24

3

0

MONROE

37.5

311

405

515

523

1

0

EAST TOTALS

626.4

68,023

63,879

35,988

37,938

896

228

WEST COAST

COLLIER

60.2

1091

1454

2

0

0

0

LEE

81.5

1315

1415

39

13

0

0

CHARLOTTE

21.3

909

929

25

22

0

0

SARASOTA

55.9

4185

3819

91

33

0

0

MANATEE

21.7

690

644

5

3

0

0

HILLSBOROUGH

4.8

79

61

0

0

0

0

PINELLAS

75.1

385

391

1

0

0

0

FRANKLIN

77.9

665

632

7

4

0

0

GULF

47.0

292

280

10

1

0

0

BAY

71.1

125

150

10

2

0

0

WALTON

48.7

67

41

0

0

0

0

OKALOOSA

38.0

56

40

11

5

0

0

SANTA ROSA

11.2

21

12

2

1

0

0

ESCAMBIA

62.8

72

96

4

3

0

0

WEST TOTALS

677.2

9,952

9,964

207

87

0

0

STATE TOTALS

1,303.6

77,975

73,843

36,195

38,025

896

228

 



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