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The Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a species of softshell turtle native to the Southeastern United States. Contents. [hide]. 1 Geographic range; 2 ...

Florida Soft-shelled Turtle - National Zoo| FONZ - Smithsonian

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The Florida softshell is the largest of the New World softshell turtles (which are all believed to have originated in the Old World) and has the most Old World ...

Florida Softshell Turtle - Reptiles Magazine

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The hatchling Florida softshell turtle is an attractive species and a beautiful addition to a home aquarium. They are strong swimmers and thus do well in deeper ...

Care Sheet - Florida Softshell - Austin's Turtle Page

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This turtle does bask, so a basking spot will need to be provided. They prefer deep, soft-bottomed habitats, with a lot of vegetation. A shelf that is submerged just ...

Freshwater Turtles - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...

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Florida has approved strong conservation measures for freshwater turtles. Concerned ... Softshell turtles may not be taken from the wild from May 1 to July 31.

Florida Softshell | Apalone ferox | Reptile - North American Wildlife

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Florida Softshell : The Florida Softshell Turtle is one of the largest freshwater turtles in North America, and the largest of the Apalone genus. It has a dark brown ...

Apalone ferox (Florida Softshell Turtle) - IUCN Red List

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Population: Apalone ferox is considered common to very common throughout most of Florida (Meylan and Moler 2006). Localized population declines have ...

New Florida rule limits fishing of soft-shell turtles | Environment | The ...

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Oct 29, 2008 ... They're hoping to catch as many as 40 soft-shell turtles on their trot lines - the maximum allowed under a Florida interim rule that took effect last ...

In case you forget, softshell turtles are insanely weird - Scientific ...

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Dec 31, 2011 ... The animal shown here is a Florida softshell Apalone ferox that I photographed in captivity earlier in 2011. Turtles of many kinds look odd when ...

Florida Softshell - eNature

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Alternate name: Florida Softshell Turtle. Family: Trionychidae, Softshell Turtles view all from this family. Description Dark brown to olive green, leathery carapace  ...

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About Florida Softshell Turtles
Florida softshell turtles have shells that are tan or dark brown on top and white or cream colored underneath, according to Lakejacksonturtles.org. Hatchlings of Florida softshell turtles are a dark brown olive color with large circular dark spots. The... More »
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Species Profile: Florida Softshell (Apalone ferox) | SREL Herpetology

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Description: Like other softshells, the Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a large, flat turtle with skin covering its shell (resembling a pancake). It is the ...

ADW: Apalone ferox: INFORMATION

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Florida softshell turtles are highly aquatic and are found in freshwater ponds, lakes, swamps, marshes, and sometimes drainage ditches. They are generally ...

The Florida Softshell: A Unique Florida Turtle - Lake Jackson ...

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unequivocally: “the Florida softshell.” The Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a large freshwater turtle with a relatively flat, leathery shell and a distinctive.