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Best & Worst 2001: The Sea Cow
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By the PMY Editors

Mooove Over, Jaws
The humble sea cow is now the most talked-about denizen of the depths. Florida's Save the Manatee Club and others want new manatee protection areas and sanctuaries established in the Sunshine State. Considering the minimum estimated population has nearly doubled over last year's figures, many boaters wonder if the manatee should even remain on the endangered species list. Too many facts, figures, and emotions are surfacing in connection with this issue. We advocate some good science and solid data.

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.