A Florida manatee, or West Indian Manatee, swims slowly through the clear waters of Crystal River, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian Manatee, swims slowly through the clear waters of Crystal River, Florida. Trichechus manatus.

Two Florida manatees, or West Indian Manatees, swim together in the clear waters of Crystal River.  Florida manatees are endangered, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

Two Florida manatees, or West Indian Manatees, swim together in the clear waters of Crystal River.  Florida manatees are endangered, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

A Florida manatee, or West Indian Manatee, hovers in the clear waters of Crystal River, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee and volunteer observer, Homosassa State Park, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee and volunteer observer, Homosassa State Park, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee, socializing/play, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee calf with viral skin infection covering body, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian manatee, kiss, Trichechus manatus, Florida.

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Homosassa State Park, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee and volunteer observer, Homosassa State Park, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee, Homosassa State Park, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

West Indian Manatee, Homosassa River

West Indian manatee with scarring/wound from boat propellor, Trichechus manatus, Homosassa River

Injured Manatee, Homosassa River

Broad flat tail of West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee taking a breath at the surface, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs

West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus, Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River, Florida

West Indian Manatee, Three Sisters Springs