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sirenian

aquatic mammal member of the order Sirenia; includes the sea-cow, manatee and dugong.
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The Sirenians were formed 30 years ago this year, first as a ladies choir and later including male voices.
The Musical Director of Canoldir, (Welsh for Midlands) James Llewelyn Jones, is a former member of the Sirenian Singers and the Four Counties Youth Choir.
This will be the inaugural concert for the new band and its musical director, Captain Patrick Smith, who is a member of the Sirenian Singers.
Jean Stanley Jones, recently awarded the MBE, said: "The Sirenians and I have enjoyed many successful visits to European cities such as Budapest, Prague, Riva del Garda etc, but this concert tour has proved an amazing experience.
The Sirenians sang with Lesley Garrett at the festival three years ago and were pleased to be invited to join her again this year.
The Sirenians, with conductor Jean Stanley Jones, who is music inspector and adviser at County Hall, Mold, performed music by Lauridsen, Swayne, Rachmaninov, Brian Hughes and Moses Hogan.
The Sirenian Singers is a long-established mixed-voice choir, which draws its membership from North Wales and the borders.
The Sirenian is the only choir from Wales and Great Britain which will be taking part in the festival.
The only exceptions among mammals are sloths and aquatic mammals known as sirenians, such as manatees.
The flora and fauna of this shale is dominated by the microfossil groups foraminifera, radiolaria, diatoms, and macrofossil groups like filamentous algae, cetaceans, sirenians, pinnipeds, fish, birds, ostracod crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, bryozoans, polychaetes, leaves, and woody plant debris (Buckeridge & Finger 2001).
In the Proboscideans and Sirenians (Manatees and Dugongs) the permanent teeth are formed in the back parr of the jaw behind the milk teeth.