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Population continued

1995 Manatee Mortality Rate in Florida

Cause 1996 1995

Watercraft 42 49
Flood Gate/Canal Lock 08 16
Other Human-related 05 05
Prenatal 56 46
Other Natural 35 37
Undetermined 55 40
TOTAL 201 193

Source: Save the Manatee Club Newsletter, March 1996

For more information on pre-1995 manatee mortality, read the following article Manatee Deaths Increase in '94 by Stephen d'Oliveira, Sun-Sentinel, December 30, 1994.
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