trichechus manatus

Summary

Summary: Member of the genus Trichechus inhabiting the coast and coastal rivers of the southeastern United States as well as the West Indies and the adjacent mainland from Vera Cruz, Mexico to northern South America. (From Scott, Concise Encyclopedia Biology, 1996)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope turnover rates and diet-tissue discrimination in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Christy D Alves-Stanley
    Physiological Ecology and Bioenergetics Lab, Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2349-55. 2009
  2. ncbi Debromoaplysiatoxin in Lyngbya-dominated mats on manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) in the Florida King's Bay ecosystem
    Kendal E Harr
    FVP Consultants, Inc, 7805 SW 19th Place, Gainesville, FL 32607, USA
    Toxicon 52:385-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Adaptations in the structure and innervation of follicle-sinus complexes to an aquatic environment as seen in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Diana K Sarko
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    J Comp Neurol 504:217-37. 2007
  4. pmc Characterization of a novel close-to-root papillomavirus from a Florida manatee by using multiply primed rolling-circle amplification: Trichechus manatus latirostris papillomavirus type 1
    Annabel Rector
    Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, University of Leuven, Minderbroedersstraat 10, BE 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Virol 78:12698-702. 2004
  5. ncbi Serum amyloid A (SAA) as a biomarker of chronic infection due to boat strike trauma in a free-ranging Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) with incidental polycystic kidneys
    Kendal E Harr
    Aquatic Animal Health, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:1026-31. 2011
  6. ncbi Evidence of two genetic clusters of manatees with low genetic diversity in Mexico and implications for their conservation
    Coralie Nourisson
    El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Av Centenario Km 5 5, 77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    Genetica 139:833-42. 2011
  7. ncbi Seroepidemiology of TmPV1 infection in captive and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Maria Gabriella Donà
    James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Clinical Translational Research Building, 505 South Hancock Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:673-84. 2011
  8. ncbi Vertebral anatomy in the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris: a developmental and evolutionary analysis
    Emily A Buchholtz
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:624-37. 2007
  9. ncbi Effects of environmental stressors on lymphocyte proliferation in Florida manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Cathy J Walsh
    Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 103:247-56. 2005
  10. ncbi Molecular identification of a papilloma virus from cutaneous lesions of captive and free-ranging Florida manatees
    Rebecca A Woodruff
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:437-41. 2005

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  1. ncbi Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope turnover rates and diet-tissue discrimination in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Christy D Alves-Stanley
    Physiological Ecology and Bioenergetics Lab, Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2349-55. 2009
    The Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) is a herbivorous marine mammal that occupies freshwater, estuarine and marine habitats. Despite being considered endangered, relatively little is known about its feeding ecology...
  2. ncbi Debromoaplysiatoxin in Lyngbya-dominated mats on manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) in the Florida King's Bay ecosystem
    Kendal E Harr
    FVP Consultants, Inc, 7805 SW 19th Place, Gainesville, FL 32607, USA
    Toxicon 52:385-8. 2008
    ..DAT was also detected (up to 1.19 microg/g WWLAE) in Lyngbya-dominated mats collected from manatee dorsa. Ulcerative dermatitis found on manatees is associated with, but has not been proven to be caused by DAT...
  3. ncbi Adaptations in the structure and innervation of follicle-sinus complexes to an aquatic environment as seen in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Diana K Sarko
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    J Comp Neurol 504:217-37. 2007
    ..Other features of the epidermis and upper dermis structure and innervation differ from that seen in terrestrial mammals...
  4. pmc Characterization of a novel close-to-root papillomavirus from a Florida manatee by using multiply primed rolling-circle amplification: Trichechus manatus latirostris papillomavirus type 1
    Annabel Rector
    Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Virology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, University of Leuven, Minderbroedersstraat 10, BE 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Virol 78:12698-702. 2004
    ..complete genomic DNA of a novel papillomavirus was amplified from a skin lesion biopsy of a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), one of the most endangered marine mammals in United States coastal waters...
  5. ncbi Serum amyloid A (SAA) as a biomarker of chronic infection due to boat strike trauma in a free-ranging Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) with incidental polycystic kidneys
    Kendal E Harr
    Aquatic Animal Health, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:1026-31. 2011
    Watercraft-related trauma is the predominant cause of human-induced mortality in manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris), a federal- and state-listed endangered species...
  6. ncbi Evidence of two genetic clusters of manatees with low genetic diversity in Mexico and implications for their conservation
    Coralie Nourisson
    El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Av Centenario Km 5 5, 77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
    Genetica 139:833-42. 2011
    The Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) occupies the tropical coastal waters of the Greater Antilles and Caribbean, extending from Mexico along Central and South America to Brazil...
  7. ncbi Seroepidemiology of TmPV1 infection in captive and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Maria Gabriella Donà
    James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Clinical Translational Research Building, 505 South Hancock Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Wildl Dis 47:673-84. 2011
    In 1997, cutaneous papillomatosis caused by Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris [Tm]) papillomavirus 1 (TmPV1) was detected in seven captive manatees at the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Florida, USA, and, ..
  8. ncbi Vertebral anatomy in the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris: a developmental and evolutionary analysis
    Emily A Buchholtz
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:624-37. 2007
    ..This study documents vertebral morphology, size, and lumbar variation in 71 skeletons of Trichechus manatus latirostris (Florida manatee) and uses the skeletons of Trichechus senegalensis (west African manatee) and ..
  9. ncbi Effects of environmental stressors on lymphocyte proliferation in Florida manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Cathy J Walsh
    Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 103:247-56. 2005
    The health of many Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) is adversely affected each year by exposure to cold weather or harmful algal blooms (red tide; Karenia brevis)...
  10. ncbi Molecular identification of a papilloma virus from cutaneous lesions of captive and free-ranging Florida manatees
    Rebecca A Woodruff
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 41:437-41. 2005
    Cutaneous papillomatous lesions were biopsied from three captive Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) at Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park (HSSWP), Homosassa, Florida, USA, and from six free-ranging Florida manatees from ..
  11. ncbi Viral papillomatosis in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Gregory D Bossart
    Division of Marine Mammal Research and Conservation, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 US 1 North, Ft Pierce, Florida 34946, USA
    Exp Mol Pathol 72:37-48. 2002
    The Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) is one of the most endangered marine mammals in American coastal waters...
  12. ncbi CT scans and 3D reconstructions of Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) heads and ear bones
    Marie E Chapla
    Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, 529 OSB W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4320, United States
    Hear Res 228:123-35. 2007
    The auditory anatomy of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) was investigated using computerized tomography (CT), three-dimensional reconstructions, and traditional dissection of heads removed during necropsy...
  13. ncbi Swimming kinematics of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris): hydrodynamic analysis of an undulatory mammalian swimmer
    Tricia Kojeszewski
    Department of Biology, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, USA
    J Exp Biol 210:2411-8. 2007
    The submerged swimming of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, was studied by filming individuals as they swam rectilinearly in a large pool at several rehabilitation centers...
  14. ncbi Clinical biochemistry in healthy manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    John W Harvey
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Col lege of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100144, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 38:269-79. 2007
    Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are endangered aquatic mammals living in coastal and riverine waterways of Florida and adjacent states...
  15. ncbi Hematology of healthy Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus)
    John W Harvey
    Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Univeristy of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Clin Pathol 38:183-93. 2009
    ..Hematologic analysis is an important tool in evaluating the general health status of free-ranging manatees and in the diagnosis and monitoring of rehabilitating animals...
  16. ncbi Comparison of blood aminotransferase methods for assessment of myopathy and hepatopathy in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Kendal E Harr
    FVP Consultants, Inc, Bushnell, Florida 33513, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 39:180-7. 2008
    Muscle injury is common in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Plasma aspartate aminotransferase (AST) is frequently used to assess muscular damage in capture myopathy and traumatic injury...
  17. pmc Vascular adaptations for heat conservation in the tail of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Sentiel A Rommel
    Florida Marine Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    J Anat 202:343-53. 2003
    Although Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) have relatively low basal metabolic rates for aquatic mammals of their size, they maintain normal mammalian core temperatures...
  18. ncbi Topographical organization of the facial motor nucleus in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Christopher D Marshall
    Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 70:164-73. 2007
    Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) possess modified vibrissae that are used in conjunction with specialized perioral musculature to manipulate vegetation for ingestion, and aid in the tactile exploration of their ..
  19. ncbi Theoretical detection ranges for acoustic based manatee avoidance technology
    Richard Phillips
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6250, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:153-63. 2006
    The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) has become endangered partly because of watercraft collisions in Florida's coastal waterways...
  20. ncbi Six novel gammaherpesviruses of Afrotheria provide insight into the early divergence of the Gammaherpesvirinae
    James F X Wellehan
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 127:249-57. 2008
    ..Trichechid herpesvirus 1 (TrHV1) was identified from skin and buffy coats of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)...
  21. pmc Chromosome painting among Proboscidea, Hyracoidea and Sirenia: support for Paenungulata (Afrotheria, Mammalia) but not Tethytheria
    A T Pardini
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1333-40. 2007
    ..was used to delineate regions of homology between Loxodonta africana (2n=56), Procavia capensis (2n=54), Trichechus manatus latirostris (2n=48) and an outgroup taxon, the aardvark (Orycteropus afer, 2n=20)...
  22. ncbi Intraspecific and geographic variation of West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus spp.) vocalizations
    Douglas P Nowacek
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:66-9. 2003
  23. ncbi Comparison of methods used to diagnose generalized inflammatory disease in manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Kendal Harr
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:151-9. 2006
    Manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are afflicted with inflammatory and infectious disease secondary to human interaction, such as boat strike and entanglement, as well as "cold stress syndrome" and pneumonia...
  24. ncbi Estimation of water turnover rates of captive West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) held in fresh and salt water
    R M Ortiz
    Physiological Ecology and Bioenergetics Research Laboratory, Texas A and M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
    J Exp Biol 202:33-8. 1999
    The ability of West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) to move between fresh and salt water raises the question of whether manatees drink salt water...
  25. ncbi Additional records of metazoan parasites from Caribbean marine mammals, including genetically identified anisakid nematodes
    Marlene M Colón-Llavina
    Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez 00680, Puerto Rico
    Parasitol Res 105:1239-52. 2009
    ..hosei, Mesoplodon densirostris, Peponocephala electra, Stenella longirostris, Steno bredanensis, Trichechus manatus. Tursiops truncatus, and Ziphius cavirostris...
  26. ncbi Phylogeography and population genetics of the endangered Amazonian manatee, Trichechus inunguis Natterer, 1883 (Mammalia, Sirenia)
    Andréa Martins Cantanhede
    Laboratório de Mamíferos Aquáticos CPBA INPA, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
    Mol Ecol 14:401-13. 2005
    ..diversity and effective population sizes are relatively high when compared to the West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus. Patterns of mtDNA haplotype diversity in T...
  27. ncbi Three-dimensional reconstruction of the angioarchitecture of the ciliary body of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
    Michelle Natiello
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, USA
    Vet Ophthalmol 8:367-73. 2005
    To examine the angioarchitecture of the ciliary body in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), through the use of three-dimensional reconstruction.
  28. ncbi Malignant lymphoma in a West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
    Anne S Hammer
    Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, 2 Hangoevej, DK 8200 Aarhus, Denmark
    J Wildl Dis 41:834-8. 2005
    ..lung, liver, kidney, mesenteric lymph nodes, and eye as the cause of death in a male West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). Diagnosis was based on gross, histopathologic, and immunohistochemical studies...
  29. doi Concentrations of trace elements in blood and skin of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Hui Chen W Stavros
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412 9110, USA
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1221-5. 2008
  30. ncbi Production of nitric oxide by peripheral blood mononuclear cells from the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Catherine J Walsh
    Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 118:199-209. 2007
    Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are exposed to many conditions in their habitat that may adversely impact health and impair immune function in this endangered species...
  31. ncbi Diagnostic stages of the parasites of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Monica Bando
    Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 Correspondence should be sent to
    J Parasitol 100:133-8. 2014
    Limited information is available on diagnostic stages of parasites in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)...
  32. ncbi Autocorrelation based denoising of manatee vocalizations using the undecimated discrete wavelet transform
    Berke M Gur
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:188-99. 2007
    Recent interest in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) vocalizations has been primarily induced by an effort to reduce manatee mortality rates due to watercraft collisions...
  33. ncbi Echocardiographic evaluation of clinically healthy Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Trevor J Gerlach
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Aquatic Animal Health Division, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0126, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:295-301. 2013
    ..The objective of this project was to develop a technique for echocardiography in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)...
  34. ncbi Manatee (Trichechus manatus) vocalization usage in relation to environmental noise levels
    Jennifer L Miksis-Olds
    Applied Research Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania 16804, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:1806-15. 2009
    ..These results suggest that ambient noise levels do have a detectable effect on manatee communication and that manatees modify their vocalizations as a function of noise in specific behavioral contexts...
  35. ncbi Acoustical and anatomical determination of sound production and transmission in West Indian (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian (T. inunguis) manatees
    Nelmarie Landrau-Giovannetti
    Puerto Rico Manatee Conservation Center, Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 297:1896-907. 2014
    West Indian (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian (T. inunguis) manatees are vocal mammals, with most sounds produced for communication between mothers and calves...
  36. ncbi Variation in the hindgut microbial communities of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris over winter in Crystal River, Florida
    Samuel D Merson
    Marine Vertebrate Ecology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 87:601-15. 2014
    The Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, is a hindgut-fermenting herbivore. In winter, manatees migrate to warm water overwintering sites where they undergo dietary shifts and may suffer from cold-induced stress...
  37. ncbi Detection of hydrodynamic stimuli by the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Joseph C Gaspard
    Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 199:441-50. 2013
    ..Restricting the facial vibrissae with various size mesh openings indicated that the specialized sensory hairs played an important role in the manatee's exquisite tactile sensitivity...
  38. ncbi Gross and microscopic observations on the lingual structure of the Florida Manatee Trichechus manatus latirostris
    M J Levin
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Anat Histol Embryol 31:278-85. 2002
    The tongue of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) was studied macroscopically, light and electron microscopically...
  39. doi PERMANENT GENETIC RESOURCES: Eighteen new polymorphic microsatellite markers for the endangered Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Michael D Tringali
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue S E Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 5095, USA, Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236 1004, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:328-31. 2008
    Here we describe 18 polymorphic microsatellite loci for Trichechus manatus latirostris (Florida manatee), isolated using a polymerase chain reaction-based technique. The number of alleles at each locus ranged from two to four (mean = 2...
  40. ncbi Fishery gear interactions from stranded bottlenose dolphins, Florida manatees and sea turtles in Florida, U.S.A
    Nicole M Adimey
    U S Fish and Wildlife Service, 7915 Baymeadows Way, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32256, USA Electronic address
    Mar Pollut Bull 81:103-15. 2014
    ..gear interactions involving common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus truncatus), Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and sea turtles: loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green turtle (Chelonia mydas), leatherback (..
  41. ncbi Conservative management of pneumothorax and pneumoperitoneum in two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Trevor J Gerlach
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Aquatic Animal Health Division, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0126, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:996-1001. 2013
    Two distressed Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) were reported to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The first animal was determined to be an abandoned, emaciated calf...
  42. ncbi Osmoregulation in wild and captive West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus)
    R M Ortiz
    Department of Marine Biology, Texas A and M University Galveston, 77551, USA
    Physiol Zool 71:449-57. 1998
    The ability of West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris and Trichechus manatus manatus) to inhabit both freshwater and marine habitats presents an interesting model to study osmoregulation in sirenians...
  43. ncbi Structure and presumptive function of the iridocorneal angle of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus), hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), and African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    Jessie R Hatfield
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Vet Ophthalmol 6:35-43. 2003
    ..The angles varied greatly in size and composition among the four species, and most structures were found to be uniquely suited to the habitat of each animal...
  44. ncbi Diaphragmatic hernia and right-sided heart enlargement in a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Trevor J Gerlach
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Aquatic Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 S W 16th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Wildl Dis 48:1102-4. 2012
    Postmortem evaluation of a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) revealed cold stress lesions and previous watercraft trauma that included broken ribs, a diaphragmatic hernia, an enlarged vena cava, and right-sided cardiomegaly...
  45. doi A PCR assay for gender assignment in dugong (Dugong dugon) and West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
    M McHale
    Molecular Fisheries Laboratory, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland Biosciences Precinct, University of Queensland, Level 6 North Tower, 306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:669-70. 2008
    ..ZFX and ZFY gametologues in two sirenian species, dugong (Dugong dugon) and West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). The assay was validated with animals of known gender and proved accurate and robust to experimental failure...
  46. ncbi Improving conservation of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris): conceptualization and contributions toward a regional warm-water network management strategy for sustainable winter habitat
    Richard Owen Flamm
    Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Environ Manage 51:154-66. 2013
    ..A major impetus behind this effort is to ensure proactively that robust modeling tools are available well in advance of the anticipated need for a critical management decision...
  47. pmc Winter habitat preferences for Florida manatees and vulnerability to cold
    David W Laist
    Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e58978. 2013
    ..Long-term survival of Florida manatees will require improved efforts to enhance and protect manatee access to and use of warm-water springs as power plant outfalls are shut down...
  48. ncbi The elephants of Zoba Gash Barka, Eritrea: part 4. Cholelithiasis in a wild African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
    Dalen W Agnew
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:677-83. 2005
    ..Elephants, along with hyraxes (Procavia capensis) and manatees (Trichechus manatus), are unique among mammals in producing only bile alcohols and no bile acids, which may predispose them to ..
  49. ncbi Blood mineral concentrations in manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris and Trichechus manatus manatus)
    Jessica L Siegal-Willott
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:285-94. 2013
    ..Whole-blood and serum mineral concentrations were evaluated in apparently healthy, free-ranging Florida (Trichechus manatus latirostris, n = 31) and Belize (Trichechus manatus manatus, n = 14) manatees...
  50. ncbi Audiogram and auditory critical ratios of two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Joseph C Gaspard
    Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:1442-7. 2012
    ..Two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) were tested in a go/no-go paradigm using a modified staircase method, with incorporated 'catch' ..
  51. ncbi Estimating abundance while accounting for rarity, correlated behavior, and other sources of variation in counts
    Robert M Dorazio
    U S Geological Survey, Southeast Ecological Science Center, 7920 NW 71 Street, Gainesville, Florida 32653, USA
    Ecology 94:1472-8. 2013
    ..The effects of different sets of covariates may be estimated for the probability of occurrence of a species, for its mean abundance at occupied locations, and for its detectability...
  52. pmc Phylogeography and sex-biased dispersal across riverine manatee populations (Trichechus inunguis and Trichechus manatus) in South America
    Paula Satizábal
    Laboratorio de Ecología Molecular de Vertebrados Acuáticos LEMVA, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    PLoS ONE 7:e52468. 2012
    Phylogeographic patterns and sex-biased dispersal were studied in riverine populations of West Indian (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian manatees (T...
  53. ncbi Contaminant concentrations, biochemical and hematological biomarkers in blood of West Indian manatees Trichechus manatus from Brazil
    D G Anzolin
    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco UFPE, Zoology Department, Recife, Brazil
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:1402-8. 2012
    The West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus is threatened with extinction in Brazil, and this study focused on nondestructive blood samples analyzed for metals, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs), as well ..
  54. doi Characterization of highly informative cross-species microsatellite panels for the Australian dugong (Dugong dugon) and Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) including five novel primers
    Margaret Kellogg Hunter
    Sirenia Project, Florida Integrated Science Center, U S Geological Survey, 2201 NW 40th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 10:368-77. 2010
    The Australian dugong (Dugong dugon) and Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are threatened species of aquatic mammals in the order Sirenia...
  55. ncbi Hysteroscopy and episiotomy in a rescued, cold-stressed Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) for diagnosis and treatment of a retained fetal skeleton
    Natalie H Hall
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida Veterinary Medical Center, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 43:670-3. 2012
    ..Retention of a whole or partial dead fetus can be life-threatening to manatees, and retained tissues should be removed as early as possible...
  56. ncbi Four-choice sound localization abilities of two Florida manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    Debborah E Colbert
    Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:2105-12. 2009
    The absolute sound localization abilities of two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) were measured using a four-choice discrimination paradigm, with test locations positioned at 45 deg., 90 deg., 270 deg. and 315 deg...
  57. ncbi Detection and identification of plasma progesterone metabolites in the female Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) using GC/MS/MS
    K M Tripp
    University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Theriogenology 72:365-71. 2009
    Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) have relatively low peripheral concentrations of progesterone (P4)...
  58. ncbi Fatty acid profiles as a potential lipidomic biomarker of exposure to brevetoxin for endangered Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Dana L Wetzel
    Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236, United States
    Sci Total Environ 408:6124-33. 2010
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  59. ncbi Serological evidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in captive marine mammals in Mexico
    C Alvarado-Esquivel
    Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Avenida Universidad s n, 34000 Durango, Mexico
    Vet Parasitol 184:321-4. 2012
    ..truncatus gillii), 2 of 4 California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), but not in 3 West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus), and 2 Patagonian sea lions (Otaria flavescens)...
  60. pmc Novel snake papillomavirus does not cluster with other non-mammalian papillomaviruses
    Christian E Lange
    Dermatology Department, Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, Winterthurerstrasse 260, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Virol J 8:436. 2011
    ..9%) and Caribbean manatee (Trichechus manatus) PV1 (55.4%), thus, establishing a new clade...
  61. ncbi Proximate nutrient analyses of four species of submerged aquatic vegetation consumed by Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) compared to romaine lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. longifolia)
    Jessica L Siegal-Willott
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 41:594-602. 2010
    Free-ranging Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) consume a variety of sea grasses and algae...
  62. ncbi Occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian manatees (Trichechus inunguis) from Brazil
    João Carlos Gomes Borges
    From the Fundaçãn Mamíferos Aquáticos, Rua Paraíso do Norte, 150, Apt 203 A, Várzea, CEP 50 740 260, Recife PE, Brazil
    J Zoo Wildl Med 42:593-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to report the occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus) and Amazonian manatees (Trichechus inunguis) from Brazil...
  63. ncbi The insular cortex: a comparative perspective
    Camilla Butti
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1065, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Brain Struct Funct 214:477-93. 2010
    ..leucas, and the minke whale, Balaenoptera acutorostrata), and a sirenian (the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris)...
  64. ncbi Expression from baculovirus and serological reactivity of the nucleocapsid protein of dolphin morbillivirus
    Rebecca J Grant
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Microbiol 143:384-8. 2010
    ..The iELISA was used for the demonstration of morbillivirus antibodies in the serum of cetaceans and manatees, showing potential as a serological tool for the mass screening of morbillivirus antibodies in marine mammals...
  65. ncbi A source separation approach to enhancing marine mammal vocalizations
    M Berke Gur
    Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Bahcesehir University, Besiktas, Istanbul 34353, Turkey
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:3062-70. 2009
    ..The proposed method is evaluated using real West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) vocalizations and watercraft emitted noise measurements made within a typical manatee habitat ..
  66. ncbi [Occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. infection in antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus)]
    João Carlos Gomes Borges
    Projeto Peixe Boi, Fundação Mamíferos Aquáticos, Ilha de Itamaracá PE, Brasil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 18:60-1. 2009
    ..At the clinical examination, the animal showed signs of abdominal pain. The results obtained by light and fluorescence microscopy analysis showed the presence of Cryptosporidium spp. oocyst in feces of this manatee...
  67. ncbi Evaluation of adrenocortical function in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Kathleen M Tripp
    University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Aquatic Animal Health Program, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Zoo Biol 30:17-31. 2011
    ..Capture time was not significantly correlated with cortisol; ACTH correlation was borderline significant. Cortisol and ACTH were positively correlated with lactate...
  68. ncbi Tactile hairs on the postcranial body in Florida manatees: a Mammalian lateral line?
    R L Reep
    Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, and McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla 32610, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 59:141-54. 2002
    ..In order to investigate this issue further, hair counts were made systematically in three Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris), and hair follicle microanatomy was studied in 110 specimens gathered from 9 animals...
  69. ncbi Estimating cause-specific mortality rates using recovered carcasses
    Damien O Joly
    Global Health Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society, 1008 Beverly Drive, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, V9S 2S4
    J Wildl Dis 45:122-7. 2009
    ..We also demonstrate how variance estimates are derived for these rates. We present examples of the method using mortality data for California sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) and Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris).
  70. ncbi Validation of a serum immunoassay to measure progesterone and diagnose pregnancy in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus)
    K M Tripp
    University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Aquatic Animal Health Program, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, P O Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610 0126, USA
    Theriogenology 70:1030-40. 2008
    ..This highly sensitive, specific, and diagnostic assay will be valuable for monitoring pregnancy and abortion in manatees...
  71. ncbi Questions annual loss of manatees
    Michael A Marks
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:514; author reply 514-5. 2005
  72. ncbi Evaluation of biochemical analytes in vitreous humor collected after death in West Indian manatees
    Rene A Varela
    Division of Marine Mammal Research and Conservation, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 US 1 N, Ft Pierce, FL 34946, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:88-92. 2005
    To evaluate biochemical analytes in vitreous humor collected after death in West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris).
  73. ncbi Determination of West Indian manatee vocalization levels and rate
    Richard Phillips
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6250, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:422-8. 2004
    The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) has become endangered partly because of a growing number of collisions with boats...
  74. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum, Sarcocystis neurona, and Sarcocystis canis-like infections in marine mammals
    J P Dubey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    Vet Parasitol 116:275-96. 2003
    ..New cases of clinical S. canis and T. gondii infections are also reported in sea lions, and T. gondii infection in an Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus).
  75. ncbi Acoustic detection of manatee vocalizations
    Christopher Niezrecki
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6250, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:1640-7. 2003
    The West Indian manatee (trichechus manatus latirostris) has become endangered partly because of a growing number of collisions with boats...
  76. ncbi Mycobacteriosis in two captive Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Tsuneo Sato
    Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:184-8. 2003
    Two male Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) died at the marine aquarium in Inagi City, Tokyo, Japan. Acid-fast bacteria were demonstrated in tuberculoid nodules in the lungs from both manatees. Mycobacterium marinum and M...
  77. ncbi In vitro development and characterization of a manatee bronchial cell line
    James M Sweat
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 16th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 39:249-56. 2003
    ..Cultured manatee bronchial epithelial cells will facilitate future studies to investigate their potential role in pulmonary disease associated with brevetoxicosis after exposure to the red-tide organism, Karenia brevis...
  78. ncbi Effects of brevetoxins on murine myeloma SP2/O cells: aberrant cellular division
    Thomas K Han
    Department of Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620 5150, USA
    Int J Toxicol 22:73-80. 2003
    Massive deaths of manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) during the red tide seasons have been attributed to brevetoxins produced by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis (formerly Ptychodiscus breve and Gymnodinium breve)...
  79. ncbi Comparison of lipids in selected tissues of the Florida manatee (Order Sirenia) and bottlenose dolphin (Order Cetacea; Suborder Odontoceti)
    Audra L Ames
    University of South Florida, College of Marine Science, 140 7th Avenue South, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:625-34. 2002
    ..porosity and oil-filled nature of the zygomatic process of the squamosal bone (ZPSB) of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, suggest that it may have a similar sound conduction function to that of the intramandibular fat ..
  80. ncbi Microanatomy of facial vibrissae in the Florida manatee: the basis for specialized sensory function and oripulation
    R L Reep
    Department of Physiological Sciences and Brain Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 58:1-14. 2001
    ..Such a combination of motor and sensory usages would be unique to sirenians. Finally, we speculate that the facial hairs and bristles may play a role in hydrodynamic reception...
  81. ncbi Functional morphology of venous structures associated with the male and female reproductive systems in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    S A Rommel
    Florida Marine Research Institute, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
    Anat Rec 264:339-47. 2001
    The reproductive organs of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) are surrounded by thermogenic locomotory muscles and insulating fat. Manatees are reported to maintain core body temperatures of 35.6 degrees -36...
  82. ncbi Ultrastructure of the spermatozoa from a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    D L Miller
    University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Anat Histol Embryol 30:253-6. 2001
    ..Semen was opportunistically collected from a free-ranging, 10-year-old, 275 cm (total length) Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) during rehabilitation treatments...
  83. ncbi Characterization of kidney epithelial cells from the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    D D Sweat JMDunigan
    Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St. Petersburg 33711, USA
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 37:386-94. 2001
    The West-Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, is a herbivorous marine mammal found in the coastal waters of Florida. Because of their endangered status, animal experimentation is not allowed...
  84. ncbi Evolution of endogenous retrovirus-like elements of the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) and its relatives
    A D Greenwood
    Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024 5192, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 18:840-7. 2001
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  85. ncbi Thyroid hormone concentrations in captive and free-ranging West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus)
    R M Ortiz
    Physiological Ecology and Bioenergetics Laboratory, Texas A and M University, Galveston, TX 77551, USA
    J Exp Biol 203:3631-7. 2000
    ..thyroxine (tT(4)) and free thyroxine (fT(4)) concentrations were assessed in adult West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus)...
  86. ncbi Diaphragm structure and function in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    S Rommel
    Marine Mammal Pathobiology Lab, Florida Marine Research Institute, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, St Petersburg, Florida 33711, USA
    Anat Rec 259:41-51. 2000
    ..In this study, 166 Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) carcasses fresh enough to collect detailed anatomical information were examined to describe the ..
  87. ncbi Brevetoxicosis in manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) from the 1996 epizootic: gross, histologic, and immunohistochemical features
    G D Bossart
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    Toxicol Pathol 26:276-82. 1998
    In 1996, at least 149 manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) died in an unprecedented epizootic along the southwest coast of Florida...
  88. ncbi Corneal vascularization in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and three-dimensional reconstruction of vessels
    Jennifer Y Harper
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 100126, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Vet Ophthalmol 8:89-99. 2005
    ..The association of vessels with the anterior epithelium and development of vessels within the fetus point to an evolutionary adaptation possibly due to the manatee's unique ability to move between water bodies...
  89. ncbi Temporal resolution of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) auditory system
    David A Mann
    College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, 33701, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 191:903-8. 2005
    Auditory evoked potential (AEP) measurements of two Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) were measured in response to amplitude modulated tones. The AEP measurements showed weak responses to test stimuli from 4 kHz to 40 kHz...
  90. ncbi Characterization of surface interleukin-2 receptor expression on gated populations of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris
    J M Sweat
    University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology, P O Box 110880, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 108:269-83. 2005
    ..expression on mitogen-stimulated peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) from free-ranging manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris was developed...
  91. ncbi Nephrolithiasis and pyelonephritis in two West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus spp.)
    Martha Keller
    Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory, 3700 54th Ave South, St Petersburg, Florida 33711, USA
    J Wildl Dis 44:707-11. 2008
    Two West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus spp.) were reported with severe emaciation. One animal was a Florida manatee from the Everglades; the other was an Antillean manatee from Cuba...
  92. ncbi Somatosensory nuclei of the manatee brainstem and thalamus
    Diana K Sarko
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 290:1138-65. 2007
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  93. ncbi Background noise cancellation of manatee vocalizations using an adaptive line enhancer
    Zheng Yan
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 6250, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:145-52. 2006
    The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) has become an endangered species partly because of an increase in the number of collisions with boats. A device to alert boaters of the presence of manatees is desired...
  94. ncbi A contribution for the definition of serum chemistry values in captive adults Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus Linnaeus, 1758)
    F M O Silva
    Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidade Estadual do Ceara UECE, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 54:119-22. 2007
    ..43 +/- 31.86 U/l). Alanine aminotransferase and uric acid values for Trichechus manatus manatus are reported for the first time in this paper...
  95. ncbi Methods used during gross necropsy to determine watercraft-related mortality in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris)
    Jessica D Lightsey
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory, 3700 54th Avenue South, St Petersburg, Florida 33711, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:262-75. 2006
    Between 1993 and 2003, 713 (24%) of 2,940 dead Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) recovered from Florida waters and examined were killed by watercraft-induced trauma...
  96. ncbi Electrocardiography in two subspecies of manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris and T. m. manatus)
    Jessica Siegal-Willott
    Departments of Small Animal Clinical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:447-53. 2006
    ..ECG) measurements were recorded in two subspecies of awake, apparently healthy, wild manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris and T. m. manatus) undergoing routine field examinations in Florida and Belize...
  97. pmc Chromosome painting in the manatee supports Afrotheria and Paenungulata
    Margaret E Kellogg
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, PO Box 100245, Gainesville, FL 32610 0245, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:6. 2007
    ..Sirenia and Hyracoidea are the two afrotherian orders as yet unstudied by comparative molecular cytogenetics. Here we report on the chromosome painting of the Florida manatee...
  98. ncbi Transmission loss in manatee habitats
    Jennifer L Miksis-Olds
    Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2320-7. 2006
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  99. ncbi Somatosensory areas of manatee cerebral cortex: histochemical characterization and functional implications
    D K Sarko
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 69:20-36. 2007
    ..Overall, SI appears to span seven cytoarchitectural areas to which we have assigned presumptive functional representations based on the relative locations of cytochrome oxidase-dense staining...
  100. ncbi Comparative anatomy of the ciliary body of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) and selected species
    Michelle Natiello
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, USA
    Vet Ophthalmol 8:375-85. 2005
    To examine the anatomy of the ciliary body in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus), paying close attention to its vascularization and to compare to those of its distant relative, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana), the ..
  101. ncbi Managing endangered species within the use-preservation paradox: the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) as a tourism attraction
    Michael G Sorice
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 2258 TAMU, College Station, Texas, 77843 2258, USA
    Environ Manage 37:69-83. 2006
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