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SPECIES Dugong dugon

Author:Müller, 1776.
Citation:Linne's Vollstand. Natursyst. Suppl.: 21.
Common Name:Dugong
Type Locality:Cape of Good Hope to the Philippines.
Distribution:Tropical coastal waters of Indian and W Pacific Oceans.
Status:CITES – Appendix I; U.S. ESA – Endangered except in Palau, where it is Proposed Endangered; IUCN – Vulnerable.
Comments:Reviewed by Husar (1978, Mammalian Species, 88).



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    cetacea (Illiger, 1815)
    dugong (Gmelin, 1788)
    dugung (Erxleben, 1777)
    hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1832)
    indicus (Boddaert, 1785)
    lottum (Ehrenberg, 1832)
    malayana (Owen, 1875)
    syren (Brookes, 1828)
    tabernaculi (Rüppell, 1834)

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