PORT. ST. LUCIE, Fla. — An injured small adult male manatee was rescued Wednesday by the FAU’s Harbor Branch Dolphin and Whale Stranding and Population Assessment Team with the assistance of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The manatee was rescued in the North Fork of the St. Lucie River in Port St. Lucie, said FAU’s Harbor Branch in a tweet.
FAU’s Harbor Branch Dolphin and Whale Stranding and Population Assessment Team assisted #FWC in rescuing an injured small adult male manatee in the St. Lucie River. Activities were conducted under USFWS permit MA773494. @FWCResearch @MyFWC #FAU #HarborBranch pic.twitter.com/liR4ltuL8k— FAU Harbor Branch (@HarborBranch) June 10, 2020
The manatee was transported to the Miami Seaquarium for rehabilitation.