Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A young calf floats in beautiful blue freshwater rimmed by warm sunlight. A resting adult by the tree roots has a few fish, bream, Lepomis spp. nearby. Vertical orientation. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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