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Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas

Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas manages 45 sites totaling nearly five million acres of submerged lands. All but four freshwater sites are located along Florida's 8,400 miles of coastline and include Aquatic Preserves, National Estuarine Research Reserves, and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.


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