Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

preparing to lift manatee

Manatee Rescue on March 19, 2009

FWC and Hillsborough Co. Sheriff's Office staff carry the injured manatee on a stretcher.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
The Gulf sturgeon spawns 140 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suwannee River, one of the last pristine rivers with no dams to bar its path.

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