Category Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Sirenia
Family Trichechidae (Manatees) Dugongidae (Dugongs)
Genus and species
  • Trichechus manatus (West Indian manatee)
  • Trichechus manatus manatus (Antellean manatee)
  • Trichechus manatus latirostris (Florida manatee)
  • Trichechus senegalensis (West African manatee)
  • Trichechus inunguis (Amazonian manatee)
  • Dugong dugon (Dugong)