Manatees are now in the Harris Chain of Lakes and the Ocklawaha River year-round.
Use extreme caution when boating near the shoreline!
Check your boat prop before starting it.
Never approach or feed a manatee.
Researchers are studying their habits as the manatees explore their new area.
Please report ANY and ALL sightings to the FWC Wildlife Hotline below.
888-404-FWCC (3922)  or
For more info on Lake County’s manatees, visit the Lake County Water Authority’s website at


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