Species Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776) (Dugong)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Sirenia
  • ---- family: Dugongidae
  • ----- species: Dugong dugon
Characteristics:herbivore; length: 2,5-3m; greyish-brown skin, cigar-shaped body with flippers and tail-flukes, mouth and lower lip covered with short, thick bristles; found only in shallow waters;
Countries:
MZ
Mozambique
ZA
South Africa
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 284
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