Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Manatee Calf Rescue on April 2, 2009

FWC biologists rescue a tiny manatee calf from the Withlachoochee River on April 2.


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FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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