Taxon profile


Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Sirenia - dugongs and manatees »  family Dugongidae - dugongs and sea cows »  genus Dugong

Scientific synonyms

Dugong australis (Owen, 1847)
Halicore australis Owen, 1847
Trichechus dugon P.L.S. Müller, 1776

Other names

= Sea Cow

IUCN category:Vulnerable

Links and literature

EN ARKive [/dugong/dugong-dugon/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [dfa14228-4f24-48be-b5e6-f91db5ddbbe1]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Dugong dugon (P.L.S. Müller, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Dugong dugon Müller, 1776]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)]

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