Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A snorkeler observes a manatee floating at the surface. The manatee seems to be observing too. Another manatee and mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus, are in the background. An example of polite passive interaction, observation that is tranquil and peaceful Horizontal orientation with blue water and reflections. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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