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Manatee Rescue

Manatee Rescue Statistics

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) coordinates manatee rescue efforts within Florida.  Reports of injured or sick manatees are investigated and field responses implemented for cases that require rescue interventions.

Annual Rescue Summaries

View 2008 to 2021 yearly summaries of manatee rescues for the state of Florida. 

Descriptions of Manatee Rescue Categories

Manatee rescues are broken down into nine categories.