Meaning : Dry tortugas ecological reserve
Category : Science
Sub Category : Marine Biology
What does DTER mean or stand for ?
The DTER is part of the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary and gets its name from the sea turtles which are native to those waters.ITs importance stems from the fact that it lies in the belt of currents of the Gulf o f Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.This brings hundreds of variants of species of aquatic animals to the region.
Besides the fauna,it also has an array of reefs surrounding the Florida Keys that harbours less known flora that need to be researched and understood.