Online sighting form

MANATEE SIGHTING REPORT

Date of Manatee Sighting:
Time:   a.m.    p.m.
 
Dead       Injured       Sighting
 
Manatee seen and reported by:
 
Phone Number:
 
Address:
 
E-mail:

Location Information

County:

Latitude:


 

City:

Longitude:


 

Water body:

 
 

Number of Manatees seen
(calves are ½ the length of adults)

Adults:

Calves:

 

Description

Approx. Size
 

 
White scars location/description

 
Grey scars location/description

 
Fresh cuts location/description

 
Flipper damage location/description

 
Fluke damage location/description

 
Comments:

Behavior

Feeding

Resting

Mating
 
Traveling

Nursing
Comments:
 

Is this animal is tagged?   Yes    No
 
Description of tag
 

Photographs taken?:   Yes    No
 


Total time:
Mileage used:

Katrina Locke
Sustainability & Natural Resources Director
klocke@volusia.org
ext. 15850

Debbie Wingfield
Manatee Protection Program Manager
dwingfield@volusia.org
ext. 12235
 

386-736-5927

For stranded manatees, whales,
sea turtles, and dolphins call FWC:
1-888-404-3922

For right whale sightings call the
Right Whale Hotline:
1-888-979-4253