Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Manatee Information

Understand more about manatees and ways you may be able to help them. Learn about available internship positions. Look up our recent and past publications.

Supporting Florida Manatees

There are many ways to support Florida manatees. Learn about these marine mammals to better understand their importance. Report sightings of tagged manatees or manatees that are dead or in distress.  Report a distressed or dead manatee.

Manatee Research and Rescue Photos

View photos of manatee rescues, releases and research.

Research Publications

Find publication information about papers, journal articles, reports, and other documents detailing manatee research.

FWC Facts:
Gulf sturgeon are considered anadromous, from the Greek, meaning fishes that travel back and forth between fresh and salt water.

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