Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. Mother swims with her small calf out front of Three Sisters. She has propeller slash scars lit by rainbow sun rays. Vertical orientation with aqua water and sun rays. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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