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Updated Statewide Abundance Estimate for the Florida Manatee

THE OUTDOOR WIRE- Wednesday, December 19, 2018- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) accomplished an important conservation goal by publishing the results from the second statewide population estimate of the Florida manatee. Results from the 2015-2016 manatee abundance survey suggest there were between 7,520 and 10,280 manatees in Florida, totals higher than an…