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The Science Behind: A Florida Sea Turtle Study

4 minutes 24 seconds

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Five species of sea turtles are found in Florida’s waters and all are listed as threatened or endangered. Biologists off the Gulf Coast of Florida conduct in-water research and monitoring of the turtle species. They are collecting data on population trends and habitat utilization. Part of "The Science Behind" series.

Media Details

Runtime: 4 minutes 24 seconds

Sea turtle grazing on the ocean floor. Caption: in the waters off the west coast of Florida.
The Science Behind
Episode 1
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A Basking Shark with its mouth wide open. Caption: They are the second largest shark in the ocean--
The Science Behind
Episode 2
4 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

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    Melissa C. (Goldsboro, NC)
    August 22nd, 2018 at 08:06 AM

    Excellent review of the Florida Sea Turtle study.