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Sirenia

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; cohort Ferungulata, superorder Paenungulata)

An order of herbivorous ungulates that have adapted to a fully aquatic life. The body is streamlined, thick-skinned, and has a thick...

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Sirenia

Daryl P. Domning, Iyad S. Zalmout and Philip D. Gingerich.

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

July 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology. 10303 words.

The order Sirenia is the only extant group of mammals adapted to feed exclusively on aquatic plants. In view of the worldwide abundance of aquatic macrophytes and the few other large...

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Sirenia

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; cohort Ferungulata, superorder Paenungulata)

An order of herbivorous ungulates that have adapted to a fully aquatic life. The body is streamlined, thick-skinned, and has a thick...

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Sirenia

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 189 words.

An order of herbivorous ungulates that have adapted to a fully aquatic life. The body is streamlined, thick-skinned, and has

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Sirenia

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 187 words.

An order of herbivorous ungulates that have adapted to a fully aquatic life. The body is streamlined, thick-skinned, and has

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Sirenia

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 23 words.

(cap. S) An order or infraorder of aquatic mammals containing the dugongs and manatees. Individual name and adjectival form: sirenian

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blubber

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 39 words.

In cetaceans (Cetacea), seals, sea lions and walruses (Pinnipedia), and sea cows (Sirenia), a

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pachyostosis

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Condition (e.g. in Sirenia) in which bones have a solid structure, with little or no marrow.

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pachyostosis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 17 words.

Condition (e.g. in Sirenia) in which bones have a solid structure, with little or no marrow.

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pachyostosis

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 17 words.

Condition (e.g. in *Sirenia) in which bones have a solid structure, with little or no marrow.

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