Florida Institute of Oceanography visits the GTMNERR again

By Sam Shaw, Guest Writer What is better than walking mangrove transects in the marsh on a hot and sunny day? Walking them on an overcast and rainy day, without a doubt. For this year’s Florida Institute of Oceanography’s Marine Field Studies class, a group of students was able to experience what it takes to conduct…

Warmer beaches skew slightly more female hatchlings

Did you miss the first post about this investigation into the incubation temperatures of loggerhead sea turtle nests in the Florida panhandle? No worries, check it out here! By Megan Lamb, Guest Blogger In 2016, I began looking at incubation temperatures, the amount of metabolic heating going on in an egg clutch, of loggerhead sea turtle…