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First record of a dugong (Dugong dugon Müller, 1776) in Fiji

Hill-Lewenilovo, Renee and Vuiyasawa, Roko and Piovano, Susanna (2019) First record of a dugong (Dugong dugon Müller, 1776) in Fiji. CSIRO Publishing.

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    Abstract

    We report the first record of a dugong (Dugong dugon Müller, 1776) in Fiji. The dugong, probably a vagrant, was found dead on 20 May 2018 at more than 600 km from the nearest known dugong population, which is in Vanuatu. The dugong, a 2-m-long female, was 13 years old.

    Item Type: Other
    Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
    Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Marine Studies
    Depositing User: Fulori Nainoca
    Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2020 15:16
    Last Modified: 04 Jun 2020 15:16
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12178
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