There are 4 species of Manatee, one in West Africa, one in the Caribbean from the south-eastern United States to northern South America and one in the estuaries of the Orinoco and the Amazon.



Image: Manatee by USFWS Endangered Species

Image: Manatee by VanessaC (EY)

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Syringodium filiforme [online], Available from: [accessed 02/07/2015]

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