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African Manatee

Definition of the noun African Manatee

What does African Manatee mean as a name of something?

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 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

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. When Christopher Columbus first ...

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 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 Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

The northwest African manatee occurs in suitable habitats from Senegal to Angola. The coastal human population in west Africa exceeds 50 million and the rate of industrialization and urban population growth is accelerating along the coastal ...

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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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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