WoRMS taxon details

Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776) Palmer, 1895

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Trichechus dugon Müller, 1776) Müller, P. L. S. (1776). Des Ritters Carl von Linne. Vollstandigen Natursystems Supplements und Register-band iuber alle sechs Theile oder Classen des Thierreichs. <em>GN Raspe, Niirnberg.</em>
page(s): 21 [details]   
Distribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters  
Distribution widely distributed in tropical and subtropical waters [details]
WoRMS (2024). Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776) Palmer, 1895. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220227 on 2024-04-13
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1997-05-01 08:58:20Z
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2010-02-05 17:38:18Z
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2019-05-23 20:18:42Z
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2019-05-28 19:18:56Z
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2020-09-08 06:03:09Z
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original description  (of Trichechus dugon Müller, 1776) Müller, P. L. S. (1776). Des Ritters Carl von Linne. Vollstandigen Natursystems Supplements und Register-band iuber alle sechs Theile oder Classen des Thierreichs. <em>GN Raspe, Niirnberg.</em>
page(s): 21 [details]   

original description  (of Halicore halicore Hilmy, 1949) Hilmy, I. S. (1949). New paramphistomes from the Red Sea dugong, Halicore halicore, with description of Solenorchis gen. n. and Solenorchinae subf. n. <em>Proceedings of the Egyptian Academy of Sciences.</em> 4: 1–14. [details]   

original description  (of Trichechus dugong Gmelin, 1788) Gmelin, J.F. (1788). Carolia Linne Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. (ed. 13). <em>Lipsiae Impensis Georg. Emanuel Beer.</em> II(6): 1662 pp. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record 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 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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]   

new combination reference Palmer, T. S. (1895). The Earliest Name for Steller's Sea Cow and Dugong. <em>Publications from USDA-ARS/UNL Faculty.</em> 477. [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   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]