Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. Series of a mature adult male manatee with scars resting and warming himself over a large springhead. An adult male manatee stretches and rolls in a head down position, underside showing, while floating over a spring. Tranquil warm blue freshwater and rainbow sun rays enhance the peaceful scene A mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus, swims below. Horizontal orientation with blue water and rainbow sun rays. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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