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MANATEE DEATHS IN FLORIDA

MANATEE DEATHS IN FLORIDA

Year Number of deaths watercraft related other human related

1990 206 47 7

1991 174 53 15

1992 163 38 11

1993 145 35 11

1994 193 49 21

1995 201 42 13

1996 415 60 10

1997 242 54 16

1998 231 66 15

1999 268 82 8

2000 273 78 8

2001 325 81 8

2002 305 95 9

2003 380 73 7

2004 276 69 4

Source: Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

MANATEE DEATHS IN CITRUS COUNTY

Year Number of deaths watercraft related other human related

1990 4 1 0

1991 5 0 0

1992 9 3 0

1993 8 1 1

1994 5 2 0

1995 6 0 0

1996 6 2 0

1997 5 1 1

1998 4 2 0

1999 8 4 0

2000 6 1 1

2001 10 1 0

2002 9 3 1

2003 10 3 1

2004 7 1 0

Source: Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

MANATEE-RELATED WEB SITES

+ Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge: http://crystalriver.fws.gov

+ Florida Bureau of Protected Species, manatee information page: www.floridaconservation.org/psm/

index.html

+ Florida Department of Environmental Protection: www.dep.state.fl.us

+ Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: www.floridaconservation.org

+ Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute: www.floridamarine.org

+ Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park: www.homosassasprings.org

+ Lowry Park: www.lowryparkzoo.com

+ Miami Seaquarium: www.miamiseaquarium.com

+ Save the Manatee Club: www.savethemanatee.org

+ SeaWorld: www.seaworld.org

+ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: www.fws.gov

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