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SPECIES Hydrodamalis gigas

Author:Zimmermann, 1780.
Citation:Geogr. Gesch. Mensch. Vierf. Thiere, 2: 426.
Common Name:Steller's Sea Cow
Type Locality:Bering Sea, Commander Isls, Bering Isl.
Distribution:Known only from the Commander Isls, Bering Sea.
Status:IUCN Extinct.
Comments:See Forsten and Youngman (1982, Mammalian Species, 165), Domning (1978, 1996).
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