Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Photo-ID

Manatee Photo-identification Program

By photographing manatees with distinct features researchers are able to track individual manatees over time and examine life history traits of the population.



FWC Manatee Photo-identification Program

By photographing manatees with distinct features researchers are able to track individual manatees over time and examine life history traits of the population.

Field Work Inspires Manatee Photo-identification Interns

Interested in manatee research? Join the manatee photo-identification team and study manatees in their natural habitat.

Gallery

View photos of manatees taken as part of FWRI's photo-identification program.



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Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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