Cookie cutter on Orange Lake

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Cookie cutter on Orange Lake

Changes in aquatic plant communities are monitored to evaluate management strategies such as mechanical control of nuisance floating vegetation.

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FWC Facts:
After reaching sexual maturity at 4-7 years, female manatees give birth to an average of one calf every 2-3 years. The calf stays with its mother for up to 2 years.

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