Reports from the public help us monitor these wide-ranging animals. Please report sightings of manatees with transmitters by contacting us via the phone numbers or email below. Please give as much of the following information as possible:
_ The color(s) of the bands present on the floating transmitter.
_ Any letters or numbers on the transmitter or on the manatee.
_ The location of the sighting.
_ The date and time of the sighting.
_ Your observation of the condition of the transmitter and the behavior of the manatee.
Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation
242 366 4155 (office)
242 357 6666 (Bahamas mobile)
U.S. Geological Survey
These tags and attachment devices are harmless to the manatee. If you find a transmitter detached, or identify any problems with the tag or the manatee, please report it through the numbers above.
To report dead or injured manatees, call Bahamas Marine Mammal Stranding Network 242 544-5409