Endless Pools News: manatees

Mote’s manatees burn a few calories for conservation science

Manatees Hugh and Buffett at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium have been swimming against the Endless Pool Fastlane® current for the first study of energetic costs in continuously swimming manatees.

Hugh & Buffet Work & Play in their Endless Pool

Meet Hugh and Buffet. These playful half-brothers assist the research team at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in exploring how manatees perceive their natural environment. The manatees also swim against their very own Endless Pools swim current!

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