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African Manatee

Definition of the noun African Manatee

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African Manatee is the vernacular name of the Trichechus senegalensis, a species of Trichechus.

  • geographic area: Africa, Eastern Atlantic Ocean

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for African Manatee

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Mammals (2006)

by Murray Wrobel

Trichechus manatus latirostris Uranotheria - Trichechidae e Florida Manatee d Florida-Manati; Florida-Nagelmanati f Lamantin de Floride 7119 Trichechus senegalensis Uranotheria - Trichechidae e African Manatee; West African Manatee ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

African manatee Trichechus senegalensis FACT FILE Fluked tai Dugong Dugong dugon Thick, tough skin rs often wnnkled Caribbean manatee Trichechus manetus Amazonian manatee Trichechus munguis Stiff bristles on large, mobile lips ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

lion Eumetopias jubatus endangered, threatened, depleted Vaquita Phocoena sinus endangered, depleted West African manatee Trichechus senegalensis threatened West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus endangered marine pollution ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

which is found in the Amazon River and had been listed as an ENDANGERED SPECIES since 1 970; the West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis), ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Manatee Manatees are grouped within the mammalian family Trichechidae and are represented today by three species: the West Indian, or Caribbean, manatee or sea cow, the Amazonian manatee and the West African manatee.

Google previewManding-English Dictionary (2015)

Maninka, Bamana Vol. 1. by Vydrine, Valentin

n Trichechus senegalensis African manatee , round-tailed sea cow /seal-like, cylindrical body; skin wrinkled, almost completely naked; forelimbs modified as fins, with 5 fingers and rudimentary nails, hind limbs outwardly ...

Google previewThe standard dictionary of facts (1908)

history, language, literature, biography, geography, travel, art, government, politics, industry, invention, commerce, science, education, natural history, statistics and miscellany by Henry Woldmar Ruoff

There are several species, the principal being the American manatee, which inhabits the shallow waters of the east coasts of South and North America, and the African manatee. Mandrill. A species of baboon which is distinguished by the short ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Desmarest separated the African manatee from its American congener, on account of cranial differences, not however, of great importance, and called it M. scncgalcnsis. Manatees are found in the creeks, lagoons, and estuaries of some of the ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

African manatee, as well as pygmy hippopotamus and spotted necked otter. Five threatened species of sea turtle and the Nile crocodile also live in the mangroves. Protected Areas. Edumanon Forest Reserve in the coastal delta is a refuge ...

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Small photo of Cameroon - CIRCA 1962: A stamp printed in Cameroon shows African Manatee (Trichechus manatus senegalensis), circa 1962Small photo of IVORY COAST - CIRCA 1963: A stamp printed in Ivory Coast shows an African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis), circa 1963. More...

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African manatee - Video Learning - WizScience.com

The "African manatee" , also known as the "West African manatee" or "seacow", is a species of manatee; it is mostly herbivorous . African manatees can be found ...

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