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Volusia nesting summary

2020 sea turtle nesting information

Environmental specialists in the sea turtle program compile information from the two volunteer monitoring groups on the number and species of turtles nesting on Volusia's beaches.

North of the Inlet

South of the Inlet

Loggerhead

377

320

Green

37

36

Leatherback

5

0

Kemp's Ridley

1

0

As of September 10, 2021

Total

776

*These are preliminary numbers and are subject to change following data verification.

Nesting information from past years

Year

Loggerhead

Green

Leatherback

Kemp's Ridley

Unknown

Total

1988

245

0

0

0

0

245

1989

283

0

0

0

0

283

1990

403

1

1

0

0

405

1991

384

3

2

0

0

389

1992

198

5

1

0

0

204

1993

338

0

0

0

0

338

1994

490

5

0

0

0

495

1995

443

0

0

0

0

443

1996

491

7

0

2

0

500

1997

337

4

5

0

0

346

1998

517

16

4

1

0

538

1999

626

0

2

0

0

628

2000

596

20

2

0

2

620

2001

438

1

9

0

0

448

2002

435

21

1

0

0

457

2003

393

1

5

0

0

399

2004

230

9

1

0

0

240

2005

408

24

4

1

0

437

2006

378

20

1

0

0

399

2007

503

55

4

0

0

562

2008

617

32

0

0

0

649

2009

324

8

6

0

0

338

2010

594

15

5

1

0

615

2011

488

21

13

0

0

522

2012

885

25

8

1

0

919

2013

617

52

8

0

0

677

2014

414

7

5

2

0

428

2015

615

37

14

0

0

666

2016

666

4

5

1

0

676

2017

634

82

0

4

0

720

2018

567

7

3

0

0

577

2019

880

98

4

2

0

984

2020

842 53 6 1 0 902

*These are preliminary numbers and are subject to change following data verification.

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