Sirenia

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Noun1.Sirenia - an animal order including: manateesSirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
sea cow, sirenian, sirenian mammal - any of two families of large herbivorous aquatic mammals with paddle-shaped tails and flipper-like forelimbs and no hind limbs
family Trichechidae, Trichechidae - comprising only the manatees
Dugongidae, family Dugongidae - a family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
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As much as 80 per cent of the land has been declared a wildlife preservation zone and it is the world's largest breeding ground for the Socotra Cormorant bird, while being home to the Dugong seacow, the Arabian Oryx, Reem Gazelle, extensive sea grass and coral reefs.
2010) 'Chronology and dynamics of Later Stone Age herders in the Upper Seacow valley, South Africa', Journal of Arid Environments 74: 842-8.
Operation Seacow also comprises of a duo of dedicated officers who will attend every incident of criminal damage in the area.