Volusia County’s Atlantic coastline offers a valuable habitat for a variety of marine mammals. While visiting the Intracoastal Waterway and beaches, keep a close lookout for Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Florida manatees, North Atlantic right whales, and humpback whales.
Many of these marine mammals can be found in this area throughout the year. Marine mammals are an important part of the marine ecosystem and many species are listed as threatened or endangered and must be protected by strict state and federal laws.
How you can help protect marine mammals: