Steller’s sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas)

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Steller’s sea cow fact file

Steller’s sea cow description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderSirenia
FamilyDugongidae
GenusHydrodamalis (1)

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Steller’s sea cow status

Classified as Extinct (EX) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Extinct

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Mounted skeleton of the Steller's sea cow  
Mounted skeleton of the Steller's sea cow

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