FWC RECORDS HIGH COUNTS DURING STATEWIDE MANATEE SURVEY
A team of scientists counted an all-time-high number of manatees during the annual manatee synoptic survey conducted the week of Jan. 19. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) reported a preliminary count of 3,807 manatees statewide. A team of 21 observers from nine organizations counted
2,153 manatees on Florida's East Coast and 1,654 on the West Coast of the state.
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