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Manatees and Dugongs

Order: Sirenia - 2 out of 2 extant families depicted

+ Family: Trichechidae - manatees
+ Family: Dugongidae - duongs

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Manatees

Family: Trichechidae
Genus: Trichechus

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Miami Seaquarium

Nostrilly Manatee

manatee
(Trichechus manatus) Miami Seaquarium
May 9, 2014

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Manatee face

manatee
Miami Seaquarium
May 9, 2014

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Sebastian Inlet State Park

Up for air

manatee
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Manatee close

manatee
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Manatee tail

manatee
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Manatees in cove

manatees
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Manatee herd

manatees
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Bob and manatees

bob and manatees
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Manatees check Bob out

bob and manatees
Manatee
Sebastian Inlet State Park
Vero Beach
April 27, 2015

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Crystal River, Florida Fort Island Gulf Beach

Manatee and turtle grass

manatee and turtle grass
Fort Island Gulf Beach
April 28, 2015

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Manatee boat tour

Two manatees

two manatees
Manatee Tour and Dive outing
Crystal River
April 29, 2015

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Dugongs

Family: Dugongidae
Genus: Dugong
Species: Dugong dugon

Dugong

dugong
Dugong dugon
Monkey Mia, Western Australia
August 22, 2015

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modified: November 4, 2015
created: May 13, 2014 (from pika.html)
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