manatee deaths Florida Fish And Wildlife Increasing Patrols To Keep Manatees Safe By Paola Chinchilla / WMFE • 23 hours ago David Hinkle / USFWS By Paola Chinchilla / WMFE The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is increasing patrols to areas where there are higher risks of watercraft or boating related manatee deaths. Florida Manatees In Danger From Boaters Following Especially Deadly Year By Eleanor Clark • Nov 19, 2018 It’s been a tough year for Florida manatees. Red tide and cold snaps have led to their highest death rate since 2013, and that death rate could still go up. In First 8 Months Of Year, Manatee Death Toll Surpasses 2017 By The Associated Press • Aug 21, 2018 This year hasn't been a good one for the Florida manatee. According to state wildlife statistics, there have been more manatee deaths so far this year than all of last year. Wayward Manatee That Traveled To Cape Cod Dies In Florida By The Associated Press • Aug 2, 2018 Facebook A manatee famous for traveling as far north as Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has died after being hit by a boat back home in the Florida Keys. 8 Manatee Deaths Reported In Florida Lagoon Plagued By Algae By The Associated Press • Jul 14, 2016 Wildlife officials say more manatees have died in a Florida lagoon plagued by algae and pollution.