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 half-brothers love to play and eat lettuce (up to five dozen heads a day!). They also assist the research team at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in exploring how manatees perceive their natural environment. Along the way, the manatees also swim against their very own ...

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