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Title: Aerial studies of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) on the west coast of Florida.
Authors: Morgan, Margaret A.
Patton, Geoffrey W.
Keywords: aerial surveys
marine mammals
manatees
West Indian manatee
Trichechus manatus
Issue Date: 28-Mar-1990
Publisher: Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL
Series/Report no.: Mote Technical Report;No. 167
Abstract: This report presents 1989 sighting data from aerial surveys for manatees from Anna Maria Sound to northern Charlotte Harbor, including the Myakka River, Florida. The work is a continuation of manatee population studies conducted by Mote Marine Laboratory since 1985. The project objectives are to determine the distribution and habitat requirements for manatees with specific goals to identify if preferred areas exist, determine variability in preferred site usage, and to monitor variability and identify habitat preference determinants.
Description: 79 p. pdf. Includes table of contents, bibliographical references, tables, charts, and maps.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/3048
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