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2017 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following tables contain the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2017 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 18.4 215 103 9 3 0 0
DUVAL 30.5 130 83 6 1 2 0
ST JOHNS 68.8 638 438 52 22 7 0
FLAGLER 31.5 495 204 218 114 3 0
VOLUSIA 79.8 2,556 1,608 2,310 3,009 7 0
BREVARD 115.2 23,377 25,158 25,891 52,994 59 7
INDIAN RIVER 35.9 5,924 6,542 2,510 3,745 37 2
ST LUCIE 34.5 6,698 8,093 991 1,973 91 21
MARTIN 35.3 9,430 13,857 5,854 12,897 231 35
PALM BEACH 74.1 26,245 45,526 13,263 19,095 207 30
BROWARD 38.6 2,888 3,811 66 5529 12 1
MIAMI-DADE 36.5 673 814 35 24 0 0
MONROE 54.9 587 814 665 806 0 0
TOTALS 654.1 79,846 107,051 52,469 95,212 656 96

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 1,634 1,980 3 1 0 0
LEE 83.9 2,237 2,636 59 33 0 0
CHARLOTTE 21.8 1,477 2,045 147 72 0 0
SARASOTA 56.1 7,589 8,601 305 266 0 0
MANATEE 21.7 1,053 1,072 8 4 0 0
HILLSBOROUGH 4.8 112 44 0 0 0 0
PINELLAS 77.5 667 571 0 0 0 0
FRANKLIN 90.0 1,118 1,209 26 11 0 0
GULF 47.0 551 708 24 9 0 0
BAY 71.1 190 208 17 11 6 1
WALTON 48.7 130 89 22 10 1 0
OKALOOSA 38.0 76 63 8 4 0 0
SANTA ROSA 11.2 32 22 5 2 0 1
ESCAMBIA 62.8 200 226 9 7 0 0
TOTALS 694.8 17,066 19,474 633 430 7 2

State Totals

SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta (N) C. caretta (NNE) C. mydas (N) C. mydas (NNE) D. coriacea (N) D. coriacea (NNE)
1,348.9 96,912 126,525 53,102 95,642 663 98