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Trichechus

Known as: Manatee, Manatees 
A genus of the order Sirenia comprising what are commonly called manatees. The distinguishing characteristics include a tail that is not notched, a… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Marine mammals from different mammalian orders share several phenotypic traits adapted to the aquatic environment and therefore… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Coastal ecosystems and the services they provide are adversely affected by a wide variety of human activities. In particular… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Corneal avascularity—the absence of blood vessels in the cornea—is required for optical clarity and optimal vision, and has led… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Measurement of energy acquisition and allocation provides a quantitative assessment of how animals organize their daily or… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Increasing international travel and trade have rendered U.S. borders more porous and dramatically increased the risk of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The precise hierarchy of ancient divergence events that led to the present assemblage of modern placental mammals has been an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • J. B. Jackson
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 2087225
Humans transformed Western Atlantic coastal marine ecosystems before modern ecological investigations began. Paleoecological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • G. Sorci
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 53176835
whaling in two paragraphs. The critical conservation problems faced by the Florida manatee are given only passing mention. Once… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract. History shows that Caribbean coastal ecosystems were severely degraded long before ecologists began to study them… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The order Insectivora, including living taxa (lipotyphlans) and archaic fossil forms, is central to the question of higher-level… Expand
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