Manatees in South Carolina - Sightings
To report a manatee sighting in South Carolina, please complete and submit the form below.
To report an injured manatee in South Carolina please contact the SCDNR hotline at
Additionally, if scars or recent wounds were observed please download the Scar Form which is in the Adobe PDF file format. Adobe® Reader® is required to open the file and is available as a free download from the Adobe® Web site.
Instructions are on the form. In Florida, manatees are cataloged according to the presence and location of scars. So with your help, we can use this information to identify individual manatees.