Capture and utilization of the Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) on the northern Brazilian coast

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Marisol Menezes Pessanha; Ricardo José Soavinski; Régis Pinto de Lima; Fábia de Oliveira Luna; Janaina Pauline de Araújo; José Zanon de Oliveira Passavante;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
  • Journal: Biotemas (issn: 0103-1643)
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  • Subject: hunting | aquatic mammal | Antillean manatee | Trichechus manatus | Science | Q | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

The Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) is now considered to be the most endangered aquatic mammal of Brazil. During 1992 and 1993, we surveyed 3000km of the coastal area of the Maranhão (MA), Pará (PA) and Amapá (AP) states where we visited 145 localities an... View more
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