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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Trichechus manatus Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

Lamantin des Caraïbes [French]
Vaca marina del Caribe [Spanish]
West Indian manatee [English]
West-Indische zeekoe [Dutch]

FAO Species Code

TRIC Tric 1 [FAO Species code]
WIM [FAO Species code]

West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)