Local News for Daytona Beach, Florida

06/02/2020

Rare sea turtle spotted

Sea turtle watchers rejoiced last week when a rare Kemp’s ridley sea turtle was spotted nesting in New Smyrna Beach. This is the same turtle that was initially tagged in Daytona Beach Shores in 2016 by staff from the Marine Science Center. The Kemp’s ridley, the smallest and most imperiled of all sea turtle species, READ MORE.