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Definition of the noun Amazonian Manatee

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Amazonian Manatee is the vernacular name of the Trichechus inunguis, a species of Trichechus.

  • geographic area: South America

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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 previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

The Amazonian manatee lives in the Amazon River and other freshwater in South America. The African manatee lives in tropical West Africa. The Caribbean manatee is found in Florida and the West Indies. Adult manatees may reach a length ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

They eat abalone, clams, A Selected List of Marine Mammals Common Name Scientific Name Status Amazonian manatee Trichechus inunguis endangered Beluga whale Delphinapterus leucas depleted blue whale Balaenoptera musculus ...

Google previewKingfisher Encyclopedia of Life (2012)

Minutes, Months, Millennia-how Long is a Life on Earth? by Graham L Banes

The aquatic Amazonian manatee is also known as a sea cow. It can keep replacing its old teeth, which have been ground down by grazing plants on the seabed, with new ones throughout its life. This is unique among mammals. 12 years 68 ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

America; the Amazonian manatee (T. inunguis) and the W. African manatee (T. senegalensis) inhabit rivers and estuaries. Adults are 8-15 ft (2.5-4.5 m) ...

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