What are some Important Dates or Notable Information about Manatees in Florida?



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1492-1785 Adobe PDF

1824-1893 Adobe PDF

1903-1965 Adobe PDF

1966-1975 Adobe PDF

1976-1985 Adobe PDF

1986-1995 Adobe PDF

1996-2005 Adobe PDF

    2006-2015 Adobe PDF 

2016-Present PDF Document

  Annual Reports 

References Adobe PDF


NOTE: Please contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission via the Ask FWC service External Website if you have additional information about any manatee related event that you think should be included in this timeline.

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