Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Florida Manatee

Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) range throughout Florida waters and individuals can move long distances seasonally. Issues endangering manatees include death from human-related and natural causes and habitat loss.
Report a distressed or dead manatee.

FWC Facts:
Bottlenose dolphins live in family groups called pods. A group of dolphin pods is called a herd.

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