Trichechus manatus ssp. manatus
|Scientific Name:||Trichechus manatus ssp. manatus Linnaeus, 1758|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered C1 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Self-Sullivan, C. & Mignucci-Giannoni, A.|
|Reviewer(s):||Reynolds III, J.E. & Powell, J.A. (Sirenia Red List Authority)|
The Antillean manatee subspecies is listed as Endangered because the current population is estimated at less than 2,500 mature individuals and is predicted to undergo a decline of more than 20% over the next two generations (estimated at ~40 years for an unexploited population, based on T. m. latirostris data) without effective conservation actions, due to current and projected future anthropogenic threats (habitat degradation and loss, hunting, accidental fishing-related mortality, pollution, and human disturbance).
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Saba - Regionally Extinct, Sint Eustatius - Regionally Extinct); Curaçao; Virgin Islands, U.S.
Regionally extinct:Saint Barthélemy; Saint Martin (French part); Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Atlantic – western central; Atlantic – southwest
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|Current Population Trend:||Decreasing|
|Citation:||Self-Sullivan, C. & Mignucci-Giannoni, A. 2008. Trichechus manatus ssp. manatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T22105A9359161.Downloaded on 17 December 2017.|
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