Manatee capture technique videos

Manatee capture technique videos

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☐Boat/net preparation ☐Health assessment preparation                  ☐Tagging/telemetry preparation ☐Hospitality/transport           ☐Capture boat/net management ☐Auxiliary boat/tracking ☐Manatee handlers ☐Breathing/Suppl O2/CO2 monitoring           ☐Morphometrics/weighing ☐Veterinary exam ☐Sampling                                                           ☐Pit-tag/tail notch/freeze brand ☐Tagging ☐Laboratory sample management ☐Press and coverage

All participants of the Puerto Rico manatee captures for health assessment and tagging project need to see and study the following YouTube videos prior to involvement in the project itself in Puerto Rico. For the success of the operation and the safety of the animals and the personnel involved, take the time to see each video and make yourself notes or write down questions to ask your team leader.

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El Centro de Conservación de Manatíes, dirigido por la Red Caribeña de Varamientos y la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, se dedica a la conservación de manatíes en peligro de extinción a través de programas de rescate y respuesta a varamientos, rehabilitación y cuidado veterinario, investigación poblacional y alcance comunitario en Puerto Rico y el Caribe.