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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus senegalensis Link, 1795 
AphiaID: 255027

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichechus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  basis of record Mead, J. G. and R. L. Brownell, Jr. (2005). Cetacea. Pages 723--743 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., available online at http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/ [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Afrikaans Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormami wata  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest-Afrikaanse lamantijn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest African manateeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican manatee  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbati Afrika denizinegi  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa Coast [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (63 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 3 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 West Africa, from Mauritania to Angola [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat in coastal marine waters, rivers, and estuaries [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:255027
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-12-26 22:05:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-02-05 17:38:18Z  checked  Self-Sullivan, Caryn
  
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  Citation: Self-Sullivan, C. (2014). Trichechus senegalensis Link, 1795. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=255027 on 2014-10-01
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