Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

TECO Big Bend discharge canal

TECO Big Bend discharge canal

Manatee photo-identification effort is focused during the winter season when manatees aggregate at natural and man-made warm water sources. This photo is an aerial view of the TECO Big Bend Power Plant discharge canal.

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