A crowd gathers to watch members of multiple agencies remove a manatee suffering from coldwater lesions from the St. Johns River on Tuesday. Environmental workers head to the boat ramp to drop off a manatee before heading out to retrieve another. WELAKA — Bass won’t be the only thing pulled from the St. Johns River this week. Two manatees retrieved from the St. Johns River on a cloudy Tuesday morning were in rough shape, but they will take a… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.