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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus latirostris (Harlan, 1824) 
AphiaID: 159510

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida manatee  [details]
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Coast of United States of America [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (199331 nucleotides; 23199 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159510
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 latirostris (Harlan, 1824). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159510 on 2014-08-21
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