Volunteers and staff members with various agencies work Wednesday with the United States Geological Survey to capture a manatee during their annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
Volunteers and staff members with various agencies work Wednesday with the United States Geological Survey to capture a manatee during their annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
A PIT tag reader is used to identify a captured manatee on Wednesday which was being assessed by members of various agencies who captured and evaluated the health of manatees during the United States Geological Survey's annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
A PIT tag reader is used to identify a captured manatee on Wednesday which was being assessed by members of various agencies who captured and evaluated the health of manatees during the United States Geological Survey's annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
FWC biologist Anna Panike, center, tends to a captured manatee on Wednesday while attending the United States Geological Survey's annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times
FWC biologist Anna Panike, center, tends to a captured manatee on Wednesday while attending the United States Geological Survey's annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times