Published: Apr 18, 2014 2:55 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla -  Charlotte County Fire and Rescue assisted wildlife officials in the resuce of a manatee at the Gasparilla  Marina on Friday.

WINK News is continuing to gather details on why this manatee was in distress.

The manatee is being taken to the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa for a medical evaluation.

Count on WINK News for updates.