-description of manatees(food, habitat, relatives, history)
-current status of Florida manatee populations
-factors that influence manatee survival(human disturbances, disease, etc.)
-possible protection plans
-prediction for the future
Bossart, Gregory D. "The Florida Manatee: On the Verge of Extinction?" Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association 214.8 (1999):1178-1183.
Dietz, Tim. The Call of the Siren: Manatees and Dugongs. Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing, 1992.
Luoma, Jon R. "What's Killing the Manatees?" Audobon Jul-Aug 1996:18-22.
Marmontel, Miriam, et al. "Population Viability Analysis of the Florida Manatee, 1976-1991" Conservation Biology 11.2 (1997):467-481.
Miller, Karl E., et al. "An evaluation of strip-transect aerial survey methods for monitoring manatee populations in Florida" Wildlife Society Bulletin 26.3 (1998):561-570.
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