Synopsis by Kathleen Wildasin
Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau, Vol. 9: The Forgotten Mermaids is part of a ten-volume nature/wildlife documentary series. In this episode, Cousteau and his crew study the habitat and behavior of the manatee in eastern Florida's Cypress Glades. The 60-minute program features footage of the huge manatees which Columbus called "mermaids."
ecology, manatee, oceanography, crew, mermaid