Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Lost-Year Studies - Hatchling on Beach

"Lost-Year" Studies - Hatchling on Beach

Researchers are studying the early life of neonate turtles, from the time the hatchlings leave their nest up until they reach adulthood.


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FWC Facts:
Brown hoplo, a nonnative, armored catfish, is found throughout central and south Florida. They can survive in low-oxygen backwaters and ditches, where they gulp air at the surface.

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