Jan. 1, 2019
Rebecca Hazelkorn is a Senior Biologist in the Stranding Investigations program at Mote Marine Laboratory. She has a Master’s of Science in Marine Science with a focus on Marine Mammalogy from Savannah State University. We dicussed Red Tide, animal wellfare and Plastic Straws. She is so knowledgeable and was a pleasure to talk to.
To report any dead, or injured/distressed marine mammals or sea turtles call (941)988-0212
Things to look for in distressed Manatee’s - Manatees cause people a lot of confusion, but we look for non-buoyancy, level in the water column, and non-rapid breathing rates primarily to make sure they are okay