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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Trichechus senegalensis Link, 1795

Scientific synonyms and common names

Trichechus senegalensis Link, 1795

Common names

Lamantin d'Afrique [French]
Vaca marina del Africa [Spanish]
West African manatee [English]
West-Afrikaanse zeekoe [Dutch]

FAO Species Code

TRIC Tric 2 [FAO Species code]
WAM [FAO Species code]

West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis)