WoRMS taxon details

Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)

220227  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220227)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters  
Distribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters [details]
WoRMS (2018). Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220227 on 2018-08-17
Date
action
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1997-05-01 08:58:20Z
created
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z
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basis of record 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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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 Wilson D.E. & Reeder D.A.M. (1993). Mammals species of the world. A taxonomic and geographic reference. Second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1206 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters [details]

Habitat coastal, also in bays and channels [details]
 

LanguageName 
English dugong  [details]
Japanese ジュゴン  [details]
Turkish dugong  [details]