Turtle caught in line

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Turtle caught in line

Marine turtles occasionally get entangled in crab or lobster trap lines. As the number of traps used in Florida increases, the number of entanglements are expected to increase as well.


Image Credit: FDEP STSSN



FWC Facts:
It is common for closely related species such as bluegill (bream) and redear sunfish (shellcracker) to hybridize or spawn with each other.

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