An inquisitive Florida manatee in Crystal River, Florida. An aggregation of Florida manatees in the warmer, clear waters of Crystal River, Florida.
An aggregation of Florida manatees in the warmer, clear waters of Crystal River, Florida.
The Changing Seas crew filming manatees in Crystal River: Associate Producer Monica Arenas, Videographer Jeremy Nicholson, and Series Producer Alexa Elliott.
Expert Bob Bonde, Ph.D. briefs volunteers & scientists before the manatee health assessment, with Changing Seas Videographer Sean Hickey and Series Producer Alexa Elliott watching.
A team of researchers and volunteers help take samples from a barnacle-covered manatee.
Videographer Sean Hickey films the team of experts and volunteers during the manatee health assessment.
Researchers taking biological samples from a manatee while keeping it as comfortable as possible.
Researchers examine a fetus in a pregnant manatee using an ultrasound.
Volunteers and researchers capture a manatee using a seine net during the health assessment.
A Florida manatee comes up for air.
Videographer Sean Hickey comes face to face with a manatee to get the shot.
Videographer Sean Hickey holding his breath during his manatee encounter.
Two Florida manatees cruising in Crystal River.
A manatee rests on the bottom at Crystal River.
A manatee relaxing in Crystal River.
Three Sisters Spring in scenic Crystal River.
A close-up encounter with a Florida manatee.
A Florida manatee in Crystal River.
A manatee display at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center.
A manatee just below the surface at Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River.
A manatee gets a closer look at Videographer Sean Hickey and his camera.
Algae-covered manatees in Crystal River.
Manatees “walking” along the bottom.
Videographer Sean Hickey filming at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Producer Mark Baker conducting an interview in the lab while Videographer Sean Hickey films.
Michelle Davis, Ph.D. during her interview.