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Manatee Rescue on February 13, 2009

FWC biologists evaluate manatee.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
The life expectancy for Gulf sturgeon is 20-42 years. The oldest age documented for a tagged and recaptured Suwannee River Gulf sturgeon is about 27-28 years.

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