Manatee population rebounds: is it ready to come off the endangered species list?

A recent survey found a record 6,620 manatees in Florida, but opinion remains divided as to whether the species has truly made a comeback.

Christian Science Monitor

Last updated on 28 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Human Disturbance
Military and unrest-related exercises
Recreational activities
Work and other activities
Species: 
Trichechus manatus
Species group: 
Marine mammals