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Lost-Year Studies - Neonate in Sargassum_2

"Lost-Year" Studies - Neonate in Sargassum

Turtles spend the first years of their lives traveling with the protection of floating sargassum beds.


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FWC Facts:
Four species of horseshoe crabs exist today. Only one species, Limulus polyphemus, is found in North America, along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Maine to Mexico.

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