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An impressive quantity of fresh water flows beneath Florida's soil and emerges at several locations. The high alkaline content enables the growth of aquatic plants, invertebrates and fish. In winter, sea fish and manatees leave the cold sea and seek warmer waters upstream.
Rainbow river, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. January. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rainbow river, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. January. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Kayakers entering Three Sister Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, USA, March 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Kayakers entering Three Sister Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, USA, March 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Rainbow river, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. January 2012 Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rainbow river, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. January 2012 Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Crevalle Jack (Caranx hippos) and other fish entering Homosassa Spring for the winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Crevalle Jack (Caranx hippos) and other fish entering Homosassa Spring for the winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for the Freshwater Project.
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) in freshwater of Florida springs during winter. River National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Projec... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) in freshwater of Florida springs during winter. River National Wildlife Refuge, Crystal River, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Projec...
Florida red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Florida red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Underwater view of Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Underwater view of Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Captive, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Captive, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Florida Red-bellied Turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Florida Red-bellied Turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) Rainbow Springs, Rainbow Springs State Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) at boundary of clear water of Fanning Springs and red water of the Suwannee River, Fanning Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) at boundary of clear water of Fanning Springs and red water of the Suwannee River, Fanning Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater...
Striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) in  Fanning Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Striped mullet (Mugil cephalus) in Fanning Springs State Park, Florida, USA. March. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Blue hole spring, Ichetuknee river, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Florida, USA, February. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Blue hole spring, Ichetuknee river, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Florida, USA, February. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus) shoal, entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus) shoal, entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter. Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA, March. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project Captiv... - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) entering freshwater of Florida springs during winter, Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Florida, USA. March 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project Captiv...