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2019 Statewide Nesting Totals

The following tables contain the Florida Statewide Nesting Beach Survey data for the 2019 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 18.4 351 247 7 5 0 0
DUVAL 30.5 311 229 4 2 0 1
ST JOHNS 68.8 1,077 720 74 40 4 1
FLAGLER 31.5 756 455 251 71 9 0
VOLUSIA 79.8 3,415 2,555 2,467 3,830 16 0
BREVARD 115.2 27,814 36,240 25,609 48,494 98 10
INDIAN RIVER 36.0 6,201 8,761 2,389 4,208 40 5
ST LUCIE 34.5 7,634 9,388 1,257 2,035 95 21
MARTIN 35.3 9,056 15,849 5,720 9,688 380 94
PALM BEACH 73.0 28,790 45,582 12,612 15,804 397 49
BROWARD 38.6 2,817 3,374 787 642 43 4
MIAMI-DADE 36.5 701 793 47 27 8 1
MONROE 56.3 422 671 793 1,048 0 0
TOTALS 654.4 89,345 124,864 52,017 85,894 1,090 186

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 1,730 1,922 16 3 0 0
LEE 79.0 2,107 2,876 91 55 0 0
CHARLOTTE 22.3 1,899 3,032 233 152 0 0
SARASOTA 56.0 7,573 10,980 484 386 4 3
MANATEE 21.7 1,158 1,226 17 14 0 0
HILLSBOROUGH 4.8 152 50 0 0 0 0
PINELLAS 79.6 667 670 0 0 0 0
FRANKLIN 98.0 807 1,034 46 47 1 1
GULF 47.0 514 741 44 26 2 0
BAY 71.2 165 267 26 15 5 2
WALTON 48.7 62 42 17 9 2 1
OKALOOSA 38.0 68 96 10 7 1 0
SANTA ROSA 11.2 15 19 2 0 0 0
ESCAMBIA 64.8 111 56 8 15 0 0
TOTALS 702.5 17,028 23,011 994 729 15 7

State Totals

SURVEY LENGTH (KM) C. caretta (N) C. caretta (NNE) C. mydas (N) C. mydas (NNE) D. coriacea (N) D. coriacea (NNE)
1,356.9 106,373 147,875 53,011 86,623 1,105 193