For my part, I was only vexed to see the dugong escape all our attacks.
The dugong came within twenty feet of the boat, stopped, sniffed the air briskly with its large nostrils (not pierced at the extremity, but in the upper part of its muzzle).
I heard its teeth grind on the iron plate, and the dugong disappeared, carrying the harpoon with him.
It required tackle of enormous strength to hoist the dugong on to the platform.
Summary: Unlawful fishing practices have resulted in the death of protected dugongs
Summary: Abu Dhabi is home to the world's second largest population of dugongs
are Palaus most critically endangered species, suffering decades of unsustainable hunting that still continues today (Kitalong et al.
It is popular for its clear beaches, sea turtles, dugongs
, coral reefs and other marine life.
The royal couple is expected to visit endangered marine mammals called dugongs
and hawkbill turtles at the Bu Tinah nature reserve near Abu Dhabi during their UAE tour.
Known as sea cows, dugongs
are marine mammals that live in the oceans around East Africa to the Western Pacific, but are now listed by the World Conservation Union, IUCN as a species vulnerable to extinction.
Mohammed Mubarak bin Daina received fishermen Mohammed Althawadi, Abdulrahman Althawadi and Ali Ayedi and thanked them for their efforts to save Dugongs
Manama: Two dead dugongs
have washed up in as many months along Bahrain's northern coast.
are large, long-living herbivorous marine mammals that consume sea grasses, can reach lengths of greater than 3m, weigh more than 400kg and live up to 60 years.
As old as the scientific station, there are dried up plant samples and various sea species preserved in formalin like turtle eggs, shark fetuses, innards of male and female dugongs
, and sea cucumbers, all still in perfect condition.
Also called "duyong or baboy dagat," dugongs
belong to the animal group Sirenia.