Besides the dolphin , manatees are the second largest marine mammal that visits our shoreline
seaweed washes into harbor and they come to eat it
by Jerry Hayes, LMNGNO
Observed resting in the river while I was kayaking.
The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) is a manatee, and the largest surviving member of the aquatic mammal order Sirenia (which also includes the dugong and the extinct Steller's sea cow).