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,
Range Description: Dugongs inhabit coastal and island waters between East
Africa and Vanuatu between latitudes of about 27° north and south of Equator.
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.
Dugongs occur in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. Dugongs are
large grey mammals which spend their entire lives in the sea. Fully grown, they ...
The dugong is a large marine mammal found in the warm waters surrounding
Indonesia and Australia. Although the dugong can be found widely throughout
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 ...
Aug 1, 2016 ... Dugong information including conservation status, description, habitat,
distribution, life history, behaviour, threats and recovery actions. Threats ...
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.