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Memorial Day weekend marine life reminder

The sun is out, the weather is warm, and it is the perfect time of year for boating in Southwest Florida’s coastal waters. Mote Marine Laboratory reminds boaters and beachgoers to keep local waters and shores safe for marine animals.

Please practice Coast Guard-approved safe boating guidelines and use vigilance to avoid striking sea turtles, manatees and dolphins.