A manatee and her calf rise for air while swimming in Ware’s Creek in Bradenton in 2016.
A manatee and her calf rise for air while swimming in Ware’s Creek in Bradenton in 2016. Herald file photo
A manatee and her calf rise for air while swimming in Ware’s Creek in Bradenton in 2016. Herald file photo

Red tide played a big role in manatee deaths this year, but boat strikes remain constant threat

December 20, 2017 06:01 PM