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African Manatee
(Trichechus senegalensis)Edit
Species ID: 3-54-368-4513-15058
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Sirenia
Family: Trichechidae
Genus: Trichechus
Conservation status: VU - Vulnerable
Systems: Freshwater / Marine
Links: IUCN Red List

Wikipedia

Other names Edit

  • West African manatee
  • Sea cow

Diet Edit

  • Mangroves
  • Emergent plants
  • Grasses
  • Clams
  • Molluscs
  • Fish

Biomes Edit

Locations Edit

Trichechus senegalensis

Ecoregion range

Ecozones Edit

Ecoregions Edit

  • AT0102 Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests
  • AT0106 Cross-Niger transition forests
  • AT0107 Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests
  • AT0111 Eastern Guinean forests
  • AT0122 Niger Delta swamp forests
  • AT0123 Nigerian lowland forests
  • AT0130 Western Guinean lowland forests
  • AT0707 Guinean forest-savanna mosaic
  • AT0903 Inner Niger Delta flooded savanna
  • AT1002 Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands
  • AT1401 Central African mangroves
  • AT1403 Guinean mangroves
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