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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugong dugon (Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 220227

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugongidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugong (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugong Lacépède, 1799
Sources  basis of record Domning, Daryl P. 1996. Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology Number 80. , available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/SmithsonianContributions/Paleobiology/sc_RecordSingle.cfm?filename=SCtP-0080 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordugong  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordugong  [details]
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKiunga Marine National Reserve [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMsambweni Reef [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSiyu Channel [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDodori [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMkokoni Creeks [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShimoni [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (84 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (490 nucleotides; 96 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
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal, also in bays and channels [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Dugong dugon
Dugong dugon
Dugong dugon, Australia, (c) Doug Perrine, seapics.com
Dugong dugon, Australi...

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220227
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-05-01 08:58:20Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z  checked  Self-Sullivan, Caryn
  
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  Citation: Self-Sullivan, C. (2014). Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220227 on 2014-08-21
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