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Florida Manatee

Florida Manatee
Trichechus manatus latirostris

Photo taken January 2003 at Homosassa Springs State Park.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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