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Manatee License Plate

Read about the manatee license plate, including how to purchase a manatee license plate, where the revenues go, and information about the 2007 redesign of the license plate.



Press Release: FWC Unveils New Florida Manatee License Plate

Released December 20, 2007

A New Look for an Old Favorite

After 17 years, the manatee license plate has received a face-lift.

How to Purchase a Manatee License Plate



FWC Facts:
The bowfin, or mudfish, is a ‘living fossil’ and is the only freshwater fish with a gular bone, a bony plate on the exterior of the lower jaw between the two jawbones.

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