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South Florida News: MIASF Mourns Loss of Industry Leader

MIASF mourns loss of industry leader MIASF Executive Director Frank Herhold, who served as the Marine Industries Association of South Florida’s executive director from 1990 – 2010, passed on Dec. 5, 2015. He was 76. The marine industry wasn’t just a …

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Manatees: A Gentle Animal

Manatees are large, herbivorous marine mammals. The average adult manatee is 10ft long and weighs approximately 1000lb. Adults have been known to exceed lengths of 13ft and weigh over 3500lb. A migratory animal, within the United States, manatees are concentrated …

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