Trichechidae


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Related to Trichechidae: manatee, order Sirenia, Paenungulata
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Noun1.Trichechidae - comprising only the manateesTrichechidae - comprising only the manatees  
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Sirenia, Sirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
genus Trichecus, Trichechus - type and sole genus of the Trichechidae
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The relation between the size of the ribs and the vertebrae exclude most of the cetaceans and sirenians such as Trichechidae and some Dugongidae (e.
En muchas regiones del Caribe, la Orinoquia y la Amazonia, se les considera como sirenas (mitad con cuerpo humano de mujer y mitad con cuerpo de pez); ademas Sirenia es el nombre del orden taxonomico que agrupa a la familia Trichechidae.
El manati es un mamifero acuatico de la familia Trichechidae y en Costa Rica ha sido localizado en la region atlantica.