MANATEE WINTER DISTRIBUTION IN KINGS BAY, CRYSTAL RIVER, FL AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE DESIGN OF MANATEE SPEEED ZONES AND SANCTUARIES IN THE BAY
The objective of this study was to understand winter distributional patterns of manatees in Kings Bay and use this information to determine whether existing manatee sanctuaries and speed zones are appropriate or need to be modified. This information will aid the management decisions of the State and Federal agencies responsible for protecting the species in this area vital to manatees.
Advisor:Read, Andrew J.
School Location:USA - North Carolina
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:florida manatee trichechus manatus latirostris kings bay fl sanctuaries speed zones
Date of Publication:01/01/2003