Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. An adult male manatee swims over a large freshwater springhead. Mangrove snapper, Lutjanus griseus, hover in the warm blue spring waters. One of a series of relaxing manatee behaviors. Horizontal orientation. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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