Manatee Use of Two Power Plant Effluents on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. Florida

Kinnaird, Margaret F. (1983) Manatee Use of Two Power Plant Effluents on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. Florida. Gainesville, FL, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit , University of Florida, (Site-Specific Reduction of Manatee Boat/Barge Mortality Report, 1)

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to provide a better basis for understanding manatee winter abundance and habitat use patterns along the northern limit of the species' range, the purposes of this study were to: a) document the degree and nature of manatee use at two Jacksonville power plants, b) determine the influence of air and water temperature on manatee use of the plants, c) identify and photograph individual manatees observed in the outfalls, d) document site fidelity, and e) document any local and/or long distance manatee movements. (67 page document)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Manatee Use of Two Power Plant Effluents on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. Florida
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Kinnaird, Margaret F.
Series Name: Site-Specific Reduction of Manatee Boat/Barge Mortality Report
Number: 1
Date: 1983
Publisher: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit , University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
Latitude: 30.3752
Longitude: -81.629
Issuing Agency: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Additional Information: Prepared for: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 75 Spring Street. S.W. Atlanta. GA 30303
Uncontrolled Keywords: West Indian manatee; Trichechus manatus; Florida; power plant effluents; St. Johns River; water temperature; J. Dillon Kennedy Generating Station; Southside Generating Station; Jacksonville
Subjects: Biology
Environment
Item ID: 1086
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2008 17:57
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 21:09
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/1086

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