The family Trichechidae, consisting of three species, Trichechus inunguis (Amazonian Manatee), Trichechus manatus (West Indian Manatee), and Trichechus senegalensis (West African Manatee).
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Amazonian Manatee: Trichechus inunguis
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
ARKive: West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)
Factsheet, description, photographs and videos.
Jane and David Allen Manatee Exhibit
Information about research being done by the Mote Marine Laboratory in Florida. Studies include tests for the animal's visual acuity, whisker sensitivity, and lung capacity.
Manatee - Sirenia Project
Information on West Indian Manatee studies at the Florida Caribbean Science Center.
Informational booklet including classification, habitat, distribution, life cycle, anatomy and physiology.
Manatees on the Sarasota Gulf Coast
Information and photos of Florida Manatees.
Save the Manatee Club
Information about endangered manatees and their habitat, places to view manatees, FAQ, educational resources, conservation activities, and an Adopt-A-Manatee program.
Sundiver: Wonderful World of the Manatee
Facts, FAQ, resources, and links.
Kathryn Carlson provides information on the West Indian Manatee, its classification, characteristics, habitat, nutrition, behavior, reproduction and status.
Taxonomy, description and photographs of the Florida manatee, its habitat and distribution, life history, community ecology and special status.
West Indian Manatee
Includes manatee facts, photos, and message board.
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)
Information and links from the Everglades National Park.
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