Manatee Rescue on March 19, 2009

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Manatee Rescue on March 19, 2009

This photo shows the manatee's head injury.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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