family Dugongidae

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Related to family Dugongidae: family Trichechidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Dugongidae - a family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Sirenia, Sirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
genus Dugong - type genus of the Dugongidae comprising only the dugongs
genus Hydrodamalis, Hydrodamalis - a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow
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The single species in the Order Sirenia is the Dugong (Dugong dugon), belonging to the Family Dugongidae [2].
n The dugong is the world's only herbivorous marine mammal and the only member of the family Dugongidae.

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