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Hydrodamalis gigas   (Zimmermann, 1780)

Steller's sea cow

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hydrodamalis gigas  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Sirenia | Dugongidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic.  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow waters; Feeds on seaweed or sea cabbage. Extinct since 1768 (Ref. 1522). Found in shallow waters. Feeds on seaweed or sea cabbage (Ref. 1522).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Extinct (EX) ; Date assessed: 04 April 2016

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.1 - 22.4, mean 19 (based on 39 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown