Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) range
throughout Florida waters and individuals can move long distances
seasonally. Issues endangering manatees include death from
human-related and natural causes and habitat loss.
distressed or dead manatee.
FWC Facts:Numerous marine species, like blue crabs, redfish, white shrimp, stingrays, tarpon, are found more than 100 miles upstream in the freshwater portions of the St. Johns River.
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