West Indian Manatee

West Indian Manatee

West Indian Manatee –¬†Trichechus manatus The West Indian Manatee is the largest out there in the world. On average they will weigh about 1,300 pounds and be approximately 11 feet long. They range in color from light to dark shades of gray. They live in warm...

Scarred Manatee

Scarred Manatee Image Tags: manatee, trichechus, manatus, latirostrus, underwater, marine, mammal, endangered, environment, ecology, crystal, river,...
Manatee Reproduction

Manatee Reproduction

Manatee Breeding While we know the basics of manatee reproduction, researchers admit there is still a great deal to learn about. The females are ready to mate at about 5 years of age. It is almost twice that long for the males who mature when they are approximately 9...