Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


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:
A shrimp escapes predators by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots it through the water backward.

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