Trichechidae


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Related to Trichechidae: manatee, order Sirenia, Paenungulata

Trichechidae

[trə′kek·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The manatees, a family of nocturnal, solitary sirenian mammals in the suborder Trichechiformes.
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A APA foi criada com o objetivo de proteger os ecossistemas costeiros e os peixes-boi marinhos, mamiferos da especie Trichechus manatus (Sirenia, Trichechidae).