Trichechus manatus

Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS
IUCN StatusVulnerable
Geographic range
Countries Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America, Venezuela
Common names
EnglishManatee
FrenchLamantin
SpanishManatí
GermanSeekuh
Taxonomy
ClassMammalia
OrderSirenia
FamilyTrichechidae
Scientific name Trichechus manatus
Other details
Additional notesPopulations between Honduras and Panama