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SPECIES Trichechus inunguis

Author:Natterer, 1883.
Citation:In Pelzeln, Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien, 33: 89.
Common Name:Amazonian Manatee
Type Locality:Brazil, Amazonas, Rio Madeira, Borba.
Distribution:Amazon basin of Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, and Peru.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA Endangered; IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Reviewed by Husar (1977, Mammalian Species, 72).
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