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 cousins of manatees and share a similar plump appearance, but
have a dolphin fluke-like tail. And unlike manatees, which use freshwater areas, ...
Dugongs are vulnerable to extinction due to the loss and degradation of
seagrass meadows, fishing pressures, Indigenous hunting and coastal pollution,
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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 ...
The dugong is a large marine mammal found in the warm waters surrounding
Indonesia and Australia. Although the dugong can be found widely throughout
This CPUE is considered an index of Dugong decline in the region from all
causes .... Preliminary population-genetic and phylogeographic studies on
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 ...
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.