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SG188: How Red Tides Impact Manatees

Figure 5. Rescue teams have specialized equipment that they can bring to stranding sites to better assess the health of a sick or injured animal. In this photo, FWC biologists and UF veterinary staff work together to obtain the weight of this manatee, Shamrock.

Credit: Brittany Hall-Scharf, UF/IFAS