Indian River Lagoon Indian River Lagoon
Stories About

Indian River Lagoon

Manatees are large marine mammals native to Florida that spend their time grazing on sea grass in shallow coastal areas. Since January, recorded manatee deaths have been nearly triple that of the same period for each of the past five years. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images

As Seagrass Habitats Decline, Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript