Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A manatee swims by submerged tree roots into the warm area near a freshwater springhead. Rainbow light rays add to the tranquil scene. Fish, bream, Lepomis spp. are present. Horizontal orientation with rainbow sun rays, blue water and reflection. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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