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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:
Today, smalltooth sawfish are found only in the western Atlantic Ocean from Florida to the Bahamas, including southwest Florida Gulf Coast.

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