Manatee & Marine Mammal Resources

Manatee & Marine Mammal Resources

Endangered: In the Wild: Oceans
www.bagheera.com/inthewild/van_anim_manatee.htm
Information on the West Indian Manatee, including: photos, range status, natural history, causes of endangerment, conservation actions and activities

Florida Manatee
http://pelotes.jea.com/Manatee.htm
Good easy-to-absorb information for kids

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries: Rare Animals of Louisiana
www.wlf.louisiana.gov/fact-sheet-animal/trichechus-manatus
Fact sheet for download as a PDF available.

Manatee Viewing Hot Spots
www.finetravel.com/unitedstates/southsoutheast/manatee1.htm
Information about the best places to find a manatee, how to approach them correctly and other viewing tips

Manatee – Web Site for Manatee Watchers
www.homesafe.com/manatee/index.html
General information on manatees, includes links, viewing information and photos

National Marine Mammal Laboratory
www.afsc.noaa.gov/nmml/
NOAA research on marine mammals

Save the Manatee Club
www.savethemanatee.org
Information, news and tips about manatees, educational materials, links, photos, slide shows, photos, manatee quiz and how to adopt a manatee

SeaWorld Resources
http://seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-infobooks/manatee/
Use the search to find manatee information, photos, teacher’s guides and classroom activities

Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network
www.gulfbase.org/organization/view.php?oid=tmmsn
Information on common and rare marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Endangered Species
www.fws.gov/endangered/
Technical overview of Florida manatees with references

Whale Net: Wheelock College and the National Science Foundation
http://whale.wheelock.edu/Welcome.html
Interactive educational website focusing on whales and marine research,
information for students and teachers and a lesson bank

Whale Songs
www.whalesongs.org
Educational center on whales and people includes whale information, lesson plans, and a great 40 question trivia