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Publication Date

6-1-1998

Abstract

Draft position paper prepared by The Agency on Bay Management’s Manatee Protection Strategies Task Force related to the protection of the West Indian Manatee in Tampa Bay. Report includes overview of task force, recommendations for regulatory and non-regulatory zones, public education initiative, boater education overview, manatee biology summary, population demographics, legal protection status, and conservation plan.

Keywords

Manatees, species conservation, endangered species, threatened species, Trichechus, Trichechus manatus, marine ecology, marine mammals, boating regulations, West Indian Manatee, environmental education

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Jan K. Platt papers

Box

197

Folder

6

Position Paper: Summary of Issues and Recommendations Concerning Protection of the West Indian Manatee (Trichecus Manatus) in Tampa Bay

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