Broad flat back, in rolling dive after snout came up first for breath; no dorsal fin; brown/gray color.
at coal-fired Power Plant - Big Bend Unit 4 in Apollo Beach. http://www.tampaelectric.com/company/mvc/
Everglades National Park, FL January 18, 2015
Big Cypress Visitor Center
I never got a clear shot when they popped up, but for the most part they sat at the waters surface as the image indicates. pretty cool to see them out there, unfortunately boats were whizzing back and forth. a common threat to this endangered species.
In the Singapore Zoo.
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).