WoRMS taxon details

Trichechus senegalensis Link, 1795

255027  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:255027)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution West Africa, from Mauritania to Angola  
Distribution West Africa, from Mauritania to Angola [details]
WoRMS (2018). Trichechus senegalensis Link, 1795. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=255027 on 2018-11-22
Date
action
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2007-12-26 22:05:46Z
created
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z
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basis of record Mead, J. G.; Brownell, R. L. Jr. (2005). Cetacea. <em>In Wilson, D.E. & D.M. Reeder (eds). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2,142 pp.</em> 723--743., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]   

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

From other sources
Distribution West Africa, from Mauritania to Angola [details]

Habitat in coastal marine waters, rivers, and estuaries [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans mami wata  [details]
Dutch West-Afrikaanse lamantijn  [details]
English West African manateeAfrican manatee  [details]
Turkish bati Afrika denizinegi  [details]