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Get to Know Our Daytona River Cruise Namesake – The Manatee!

Nobody is more familiar with the gentle sea cow than us Floridians. These beautiful, docile creatures can be found in shallow water all throughout Volusia County. Plus, as boating restrictions have improved throughout the state, we have been fortunate to witness an increase in the manatee population. But, what exactly is the story behind these friendly sea creatures? Learning more about our manatee population is integral to preserving their welfare and sharing the waters with them. Read on as we dive into the history and background behind The Manatee’s own namesake!