WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824)

159510  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159510)

accepted
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Winter range generally confined to warm water...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Winter range generally confined to warm water effluents and Southern Florida; summer range includes confirmed sightings from Massachusetts to Texas (coastal) and up the Mississippi as far as Memphis, Tennessee. Also, confirmed travel by known individuals to Cuba and the Bahamas. [details]
Self-Sullivan, C. (2010). Trichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159510 on 2017-12-14

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2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
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2010-02-05 17:38:18Z
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basis of record Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p. [details]   

additional source Domning, D. P. (1996). Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. (80): 1-611., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/SmithsonianContributions/Paleobiology/sc_RecordSingle.cfm?filename=SCtP-0080 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Winter range generally confined to warm water effluents and Southern Florida; summer range includes confirmed sightings from Massachusetts to Texas (coastal) and up the Mississippi as far as Memphis, Tennessee. Also, confirmed travel by known individuals to Cuba and the Bahamas. [details]
 

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida manatee  [details]