Indigenous Use and Trade of Dugong (Dugong dugon) in Sabah, Malaysia

  title={Indigenous Use and Trade of Dugong (Dugong dugon) in Sabah, Malaysia},
  author={Leela Rajamani and Annabel S Cabanban and Ridzwan Abdul Rahman},
Dugongs (Dugongidae: Dugong dugon) are represented by relic populations separated by areas where they are close to extinction if they not already extinct. However, in 1999, the dugong was determined to still exist in Malaysian waters after a spate of dugong deaths was reported in waters near Johors, in peninsular Malaysia. This incident focused attention on the status of dugongs in Malaysia, which has led to renewed interest in conducting research on dugongs. In eastern Malaysia, dugongs… 

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