Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Comores World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Dodori World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Eritrea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gazi World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Indo-Pacific World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kenya World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Kiunga Marine National Reserve World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Madagascar World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mkokoni Creeks World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Mozambique World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Msambweni Reef World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Shimoni World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Siyu Channel World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Somalia World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Tanzania World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail -34 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 27 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude max
Additional detail 168 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 37.91 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 1.1 m newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 2.55 m adult PanTHERIA  
Body mass average
Additional detail 23.45 kg newborn animal PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 295.0 kg adult PanTHERIA  
Weight
Additional detail 27.5 kg neonate stage AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 360.0 kg adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
Habitat
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
IUCN  
Habitat
Additional detail aerial habitat Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bar
  • Bar
    A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water. Bars tend to be long and narrow (linear) and develop where a current (or waves) promote deposition of granular material, resulting in localized shallowing (shoaling) of the water. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river. They are typically composed of sand, although could be of any granular matter that the moving water has access to and is capable of shifting around (for example, soil, silt, gravel, cobble, shingle, or even boulders). The grain size of the material comprising a bar is related: to the size of the waves or the strength of the currents moving the material, but the availability of material to be worked by waves and currents is also important.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000167
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail cleft Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coastal water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail continental shelf
  • Continental shelf
    The extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial periods such as the current epoch by relatively shallow sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000223
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuarine biome
  • Estuarine biome
    Expressions of the estuarine biome occur at wide lower courses of a rivers where they flow into a sea. Estuaries experience tidal flows and their water is a changing mixture of fresh and salt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000020
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail fresh water Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail island
  • Island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mangrove biome
  • Mangrove biome
    A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000181
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail marine habitat
  • Marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail neritic zone
  • Neritic zone
    The water mass of an ocean directly above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000206
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail peninsula
  • Peninsula
    A body of land jutting out into and nearly surrounded by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000305
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail reef
  • Reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea floor Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea grass bed
  • Sea grass bed
    Seagrass beds are highly diverse and productive ecosystems, and can harbour hundreds of associated species from all phyla. They partly create their own habitat: the leaves slow down water-currents increasing sedimentation, and the seagrass roots and rhizomes stabilize the seabed.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000059
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • Shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail subtropical Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  
Trophic level
Additional detail Omnivore
  • Omnivore
    An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
    http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
PanTHERIA  
Habitat breadth
Additional detail 1 PanTHERIA  
Diet breadth
Additional detail 4 PanTHERIA  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.016 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.42 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature min
Additional detail 26.56 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 28.65 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.9 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.97 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.11 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.27 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.54 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.71 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 102.71 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 99.15 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 34.45 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 35.08 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
Home range average
Additional detail 47.17 km^2 PanTHERIA  
average Additional detail 52.43 km^2 PanTHERIA  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 1 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 1 individuals PanTHERIA  
Behavioral circadian rhythm
Additional detail nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
  • Nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    An organism that is nocturnal/crepuscular, cathemeral, crepuscular or diurnal/crepuscular
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/activityCycleOther
PanTHERIA  
Gestation period duration average
Additional detail 1.02 years PanTHERIA  
Inter-birth interval
Additional detail 4.16 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 4.75 years female PanTHERIA  
Litters per year
Additional detail 0.2 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
median Additional detail 0.5 PanTHERIA  
Total life span max
Additional detail 73 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
max Additional detail 70.0 years PanTHERIA  
Population group size average
Additional detail 12.4 individuals PanTHERIA  
  • Social group size
    Number of individuals in a group that spends the majority of their time in a 24 hour cycle together where there is some indication that these individuals form a social cohesive unit.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/SocialGroupSize
Social group size average
Additional detail 3.9 individuals PanTHERIA  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 9.5 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 9.5 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
average Additional detail 10.34 years PanTHERIA  
Weaning age average
Additional detail 1.49 years PanTHERIA  
Additional detail 1.5 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 1.02 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Physiology and Cell Biology

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
  • Body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
Body temperature
Additional detail 33.0 degrees Celsius AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Dugong dugon</i>
Iucn red list category
Additional detail vulnerable
  • Vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  
Population trend
Additional detail Unknown IUCN  

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