Caloosahatchee River

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Ca·loo·sa·hatch·ee River

A river of southern Florida, about 120 km (75 mi) long, flowing west from south-central Florida to the Gulf of Mexico. It is connected to Lake Okeechobee by a canal and forms the western part of a cross-state waterway.
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Noun1.Caloosahatchee River - a river in southern Florida that flows westerly to the Gulf of Mexico; forms the western end of the Cross-Florida Waterway
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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In 2018, public discussion (particularly on social media) focused a lot on whether the Florida red tide bloom might have been exacerbated by freshwater cyanobacteria flowing from Lake Okeechobee through the Caloosahatchee River to Charlotte Harbor.
The panthers have expanded into new habitats, and last year, kittens were spotted north of the Caloosahatchee River for the first time in decades, giving biologists hope that a second population could be established in Southwest Florida--a key milestone in the panther's path toward recovery.
Just after Lake Okeechobee exploded with a massive blue-green algae bloom and water managers began flushing it to the coast, the red tide that started months earlier deepened, with the worst of the fish kills appearing in coastal waters fed by the vast lake's western relief outlet, the Caloosahatchee River. The agriculture industry and some state regulators pushed back on any connection, calling red tide "naturally occurring." That's true.
Parasitic and symbiotic fauna in oysters (Crassostrea virginica) collected from the Caloosahatchee River and estuary in Florida.
To date, most research on smalltooth sawfish has been conducted in the Caloosahatchee River, which is in the southern portion of the estuary, where most of the historical sightings of smalltooth sawfish have been recorded in the Charlotte Harbor system (Seitz and Poulakis, 2002; Poulakis et al., 2011, 2013; Poulakis et al.
Standing 19 stories tall, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village offers breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico, Caloosahatchee River and Tarpon Point Marina.
We started in 2006 with the legislature having concerns over the Lake Okeechobee regulation schedule and the challenges of frequent and large releases and their effects on the Caloosahatchee River. Part of the Lake Okeechobee Protection Act, which is a separate statute, it refers to the St.
Located north of their original bank, near the Caloosahatchee River in the panther dispersal zone, Panther II provides important connectivity for the species between South and Central Florida.
The attack came as Kaleb cooled off in the Caloosahatchee River in Florida.
Langdale, who is known as Fred to his buddies, was swimming Monday in the Caloosahatchee River when the 11-foot gator suddenly attacked.
Kaleb Langdale was swimming when he was attacked by the 10ft reptile in the Caloosahatchee River. He survived the attack but his arm was torn off below the elbow as he tried to fight off the alligator.