Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Beach Furniture - Hatchling under chair

Not only does beach furniture confuse nesting females and cause them to false crawl, it also confuses hatchlings, creating another obstacle between the nest and the ocean.


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FWC Facts:
American eels spend 10 to 20 years in fresh or brackish waters only to migrate hundreds of miles to spawn in saltwater in the Atlantic’s Sargasso Sea.

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