Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Manatee Rescue on April 29, 2009

The manatee's flipper was severly entangled in fishing line.

Image Credit: FWC

FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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