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What Role Do Manatees Play in the Ecosystem?

What Role Do Manatees Play in the Ecosystem?

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Often referred to as “sentinel species,” manatees are an indicator of the overall health of their marine ecosystems. As residents of both freshwater and saltwater ecosystems, typically slow-moving bays, rivers,.. read more

What do manatees do?

What do manatees do?

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  Manatees are huge aquatic, mostly herbivorous, mammals. They are called sea cows because they are generally peaceful and slow plant-eaters just like cows. Manatees graze on water vegetation, eating.. read more

Where are manatees found in Florida?

Where are manatees found in Florida?

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  Manatees roam the warm waters of southeast Florida between April and October, but head to Florida springs when the weather turns chilly. As they congregate in herds for the.. read more

Do Manatees Get Along with Other Animals?

Do Manatees Get Along with Other Animals?

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In the wild it is hard to determine if animals have cordial interactions with other animals. Manatees spend most of their day sleeping and eating. Would you want someone to.. read more

How Long Do Manatees Live?

How Long Do Manatees Live?

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Endangered animals need to be watched closely and monitored to see what we can do to preserve their species; this makes it much easier to monitor how long a manatee.. read more

What type of boats do you have?

What type of boats do you have?

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We have pontoon boats. They are a 20-foot long, ten passenger boat. They are nicely equipped with padded seat pontoons available on request. [Read Full Article…]

Swimming With The Manatees Group Tours

Swimming With The Manatees Group Tours

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To ensure comfort for our passengers and the tranquility of the manatees we only schedule up to 15 persons on our 24 passenger tour boat. Our Ultimate Manatee tour is.. read more

What is a Platinum Manatee Tour – Captain Mike’s FAQ’s

What is a Platinum Manatee Tour – Captain Mike’s FAQ’s

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VIP semi-private tour from 2-6 guests ONLY. Specially designed Houseboat. Enclosed with heated (in winter) exploring and swimming with manatees in several springs. Snacks, hot & cold beverages provided. [Read Full.. read more

Are there different species of manatees?

Are there different species of manatees?

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There are three species of manatees in the world. The Florida manatee is a sub-species of the West Indian manatee and is extremely popular among tourists. Capt Mike has been.. read more

What Species of Manatee Inhabit the Florida Coast?

What Species of Manatee Inhabit the Florida Coast?

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Do you ever wonder what species of manatee are found in Florida? Manatees are the largest living members of the aquatic and herbivorous mammal group known as Sirenia. [Read Full.. read more