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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 159509

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMammalia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTheria (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirenia (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribische lamantijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian manatee  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkarayip deniz inegi  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus manatus Linnaeus, 1758
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East South America [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpactichechus manatorum Ortiz, Lalan & Torres Fundora, 1992 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (185 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (273 nucleotides; 131 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat in coastal marine, brackish, and freshwater areas, tropical and subtropical [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159509
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z  checked  Self-Sullivan, Caryn
  
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  Citation: Self-Sullivan, C. (2014). Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159509 on 2014-09-16
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