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West Indian Manatee
Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Sirenia - dugongs and manatees »  family Trichechidae - manatees

Other names

= American Manatee
= Caribbean Manatee
= North American Manatee

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Trichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824) - Florida Manatee

Trichechus manatus latirostris - Florida Manatee

subspecies Trichechus manatus manatus Linnaeus, 1758 - Antilean Manatee

Trichechus manatus manatus - Antilean Manatee


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22103]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758]

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Explanations

species extinct in area described by check-list

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list