From ToyAnimalWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
phylum Chordata Manatees (family Trichechidae, genus Trichechus) are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows. There are three accepted living species of Trichechidae, representing three of the four living species in the order Sirenia: the Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis), the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), and the West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis)

For more information, please visit the Wikipedia Entry

Get back to Sirenia

class Mammalia
infraclass Eutheria
order Sirenia
family Trichechidae
genus Trichechus