• The Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis) is a species of manatee that lives in the Amazon Basin in Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Amazonian Manatee Trichechus inunguis is a member of the manatee family with thin, wrinkled gray/brownish skin. (kidadl.com)
  • The Amazonian Manatee Trichechus inunguis belong to the Mammalia class. (kidadl.com)
  • one species, Trichechus rosmarus , being peculiar to the North Atlantic, while a second nearly allied species, T. obesus , takes its place in the Northern Pacific. (wikisource.org)
  • Amazon river dolphins ( Inia geoffrensis ), Bolivian river dolphins ( I. boliviensis ), and Amazonian manatees ( Trichechus inunguis ) are endemic to the Amazon Basin. (cdc.gov)
  • Both dolphin species have been classified as endangered, and T. inunguis manatees are classified as vulnerable ( 7 ). (cdc.gov)
  • We performed field hematology on wild dolphins and also analyzed blood samples collected during health assessments of 25 T. inunguis manatees under human care in Manaus in February 2022 ( Appendix Tables 1, 2). (cdc.gov)