"Lost-Year" Studies - Neonate in Sargassum

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"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:
Manatees feed for 6 to 8 hours daily, consuming about 4 to 9 percent of their body weight in wet vegetation, such as seagrass and other aquatic plants.

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