The dugong is a medium-sized marine mammal. It is one of four living species of
the order Sirenia, which also includes three species of manatees. It is the only ...
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Dugongs are vulnerable to extinction due to the loss and degradation of
seagrass meadows, fishing pressures, Indigenous hunting and coastal pollution,
Dugongs are more closely related to elephants than to marine mammals such as
whales and dolphins. They are sometimes referred to as “sea cows” in ...
Dugongs, or sea cows as they are sometimes called, are marine animals which
can grow to about three metres in length and weigh as much as 400 kilograms.
Range Description: Dugongs inhabit coastal and island waters between East
Africa and Vanuatu between latitudes of about 27° north and south of Equator.
The dugong is a large marine mammal found in the warm waters surrounding
Indonesia and Australia. Although the dugong can be found widely throughout
With its paddle-like flippers, fluked tail and portly body – measuring 3 m long and
weighing up to 450 kg – the dugong resembles an overweight dolphin.
But after decades of active U.S. military operations in the region, possibly fewer
than 50 last dugongs now struggle to survive in Okinawa — once dubbed the ...
The Dugong used to be hunted and the population was decreased. Now we have
the rule not to catch it. But the Dugong is still facing great danger; getting ...