Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Research Publications

Find publication information about papers, journal articles, reports, and other documents detailing manatee research.

Marine Mammal Publications

View a bibliography of publications by staff members in the marine mammal subsection.

First Statewide Abundance Estimate of the Florida Manatee

This new abundance survey is a benchmark achievement in monitoring Florida manatees.

FWC Facts:
Manatees have molars but no front teeth (no incisors or canines). Manatee teeth are unusual among mammals because they are continually replaced throughout the animals' lives.

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