Southwest Florida Estuary – Aquatic-Terrestrial Food Webs
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A brave Mangrove Tree Crab (Aratus pisonii) hitchhiked its way back up the East River and to the lab on our kayaks.
One of many mangrove tunnels in the East River
Juvenile Cuban Knight Anole (Anolis equestris)
Setting our first emergent and pan traps
Ben Rubinoff helping with swampwork this past summer!
Navigating to East River from Fakahatchee Bay
Dr. Sullivan collecting water samples at the mouth of Turner River
Mangrove prop roots at low tide
Trawling in the East River and Fakahatchee Bay
Orb-weavers rule the mangrove tunnels
Jane’s Scenic Memorial Drive, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve
Emergence traps v2.0