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2018 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following tables contain the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2018 season. The data are divided into two main regions (east coast and west coast) and divided by county.

Note: 
C. caretta = Loggerhead; C. mydas = Green turtle; and D. coriacea = Leatherback.
N = Nest
NNE = Non-nesting emergence

East Coast

COUNTY SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta (N) C. caretta (NNE) C. mydas (N) C. mydas (NNE) D. coriacea (N) D. coriacea (NNE)
NASSAU 18.4 164 122 1 0 2 0
DUVAL 30.5 114 97 1 0 4 0
ST JOHNS 68.8 514 440 16 2 12 1
FLAGLER 31.5 352 296 16 13 6 0
VOLUSIA 79.8 2,167 2,010 142 163 11 0
BREVARD 115.2 23,294 28,571 1,598 3,071 38 1
INDIAN RIVER 36.0 5,722 5,934 240 285 47 8
ST LUCIE 34.5 6,343 6,858 201 300 104 17
MARTIN 35.3 9,595 14,578 765 1,512 398 139
PALM BEACH 73.0 24,876 36,944 1,277 1,445 305 47
BROWARD 38.6 2,733 3,497 136 119 18 0
MIAMI-DADE 36.5 655 702 10 8 3 0
MONROE 52.8 523 494 71 47 1 0
TOTALS 650.9 77,052 100,543 4,474 6,965 949 213

West Coast

COUNTY SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta (N) C. caretta (NNE) C. mydas (N) C. mydas (NNE) D. coriacea (N) D. coriacea (NNE)
COLLIER 60.2 1,609 1,582 0 0 0 0
LEE 83.9 2,059 2,683 9 1 0 0
CHARLOTTE 22.3 1,647 2,638 21 24 0 0
SARASOTA 56.1 6,090 7,631 37 36 0 0
MANATEE 21.7 1,003 1,065 0 0 0 0
HILLSBOROUGH 4.8 151 68 0 0 0 0
PINELLAS 75.1 549 466 0 0 0 0
FRANKLIN 98.0 506 738 0 7 0 0
GULF 47.0 392 547 0 1 0 0
BAY 71.1 151 179 4 1 0 0
WALTON 48.7 85 47 0 1 0 0
OKALOOSA 38.0 53 36 0 0 0 0
SANTA ROSA 11.2 8 11 0 0 0 0
ESCAMBIA 60.8 96 91 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 698.8 14.399 17,782 71 71 0 0

State Totals

SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta (N) C. caretta (NNE) C. mydas (N) C. mydas (NNE) D. coriacea (N) D. coriacea (NNE)
1,349.8 91,451 118,325 4,545 7,036 949 213