Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaSireniaDugongidaeDugong

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Overview

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linne's Vollstand. Natursyst. Suppl. p. 21

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in MRGID:20300 Msambweni Reef Source: Government of Kenya. 2009. State of the Coast Report. Towards Integrated Management of Coastal and Marine Resources in Kenya. National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Nairobi. 88 pp.
  • Present in MRGID:2111 Eritrea Source: Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.
  • Present in MRGID:2118 Kenya Source: Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.
  • Present in MRGID:2163 Comores Source: Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.
  • Present in MRGID:2187 Federal Republic of Somalia Source: Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Sirenia
family
Dugongidae
genus
Dugong
species
Dugong dugon
 
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Bibliography

(1996) database, NODC Taxonomic Code

(1998) website, Mammal Species of the World

(2001) website, 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

(2001) website, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes (2003) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

Domning, Daryl P. 1996. Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology Number 80.

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. Marine mammals of the world. FAO Species Identification Guide. Rome. 312 p.

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.