Choctawhatchee River

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Choc·taw·hatch·ee River

A river rising in southern Alabama and flowing about 270 km (170 mi) south into northwest Florida, where it empties into Choctawhatchee Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Hybridization of two megacephalic Map Turtles (Testudines: Emydidae: Graptemys) in the Choctawhatchee River drainage of Alabama and Florida.
It should also be noted that Mettee and O'Neil (1) collected fish from the Choctawhatchee River, Alabama, as opposed to the Apalachicola River, Florida.
After an eventful road trip in which Richard learns to drive and to accept his father's death, Richard and Skink catch up with Malley and her captor on a houseboat on the Choctawhatchee River in Florida.
They found that the Choctaw bass inhabits coastal river systems in Alabama and along the western Florida Panhandle, including the Choctawhatchee River. "We chose the name 'Choctaw bass' because the species' range overlaps the historic range of the Choctaw Indians," said Tringali.
The fall 2006 issue of another scientific journal, the Canadian on-line publication Avian Conservation and Ecology, led with an article entitled "Evidence Suggesting that Ivory-billed Woodpeckers Exist in Florida." The conclusion of the authors' abstract: "Our evidence suggests that Ivory-billed Woodpeckers may be present in the forests along the Choctawhatchee River and warrants an expanded search of this bottomland forest habitat."
As luck would have it, within an hour of entering the Choctawhatchee River, he and a companion felt sure that they saw an ivory-billed.
This study surveyed LWD in 35 stream reaches in the Choctawhatchee River watershed in SE Alabama.
That's why I chose that particular area." The land will serve as a wildlife corridor to connect an Air Force base that is home to 60 of the endangered black bears with the Northwest Florida Water Management District land along the Choctawhatchee River.
Less than 20 miles south of the Alabama border, Caryville, with a population less than 1,000, was a tiny log and sawmill town where steamboats carried cotton up the Choctawhatchee River to the cotton gin in Geneva, Alabama, only a few miles north of Florida's border.
Its endemic range encompasses most of Florida, except in the panhandle where it is found only east of the Choctawhatchee River, and the Chipola River drainage in southeastern Alabama (Page and Burr 1991).
Soon I found myself floating down the lower Choctawhatchee River, about a mile from where it empties into the bay of the same name on the Gulf of Mexico coast in northwest Florida.