Because manatees move between salt, brackish, and fresh water
environments they often wear an ever-changing coat of algae and/or
barnacles, which at times can disguise scar patterns.
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FWC Facts:Some seagrass beds, such as those in Florida Bay, are so large they are visible from space.
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