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sirenian

aquatic mammal member of the order Sirenia; includes the sea-cow, manatee and dugong.
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Several bone fragments are well preserved in-situ (in the original place), showing broad and re-curved ribs typical of Sirenians,' it said.
The sirenians are also heavily exploited, such as dugongs (Dugong) and manatees (Trichechus), herbivorous aquatic mammals typical of river mouths, coastal lagoons, and shallow coastlines.
The first sirenians were grass-eating terrestrial mammals that lived some 50 million years ago.
and Stephen Leatherwood 1985 "Bowhead whale Balaena mysticetus Linnaeus, 1758," in Handbook of Marine Mammals Volume 3: The Sirenians and Baleen Whales, edited by S.
Of the four groups of sirenians, three are manatees and the other are dugongs.
Almost all the large species of cetaceans and many smaller ones, many species of pinnipeds, and all sirenians were reduced to very small numbers.
Macropalaeontological works on the bivalve Dimya pamplonensis (Calzada and Astibia, 1996), turtles and sirenians (Astibia et al.
In Mammals in the seas: small cetaceans, seals, sirenians, and otters, p.
Sea cows, or sirenians, today include manatees and dugongs.
The Sirenians were formed 30 years ago this year, first as a ladies choir and later including male voices.