Caribbean Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
CEP Technical Report No. 35 1995
Regional Management Plan for the West Indian Manatee, Trichechus manatus
ContentsPreface and Objectives
A. Review of taxonomy and general biology
B. General status in the region
C. Ecological importance
II. National Status
III. Short and Long-term recommended activities
A. Priority Measures
B. Long-term conservation measures
C. Suggested country-specific actions
Appendix I List of Contributors
Appendix II Agencies and organizations involved in manatee research/conservation
Appendix III Caribbean Manatee Specialist Directory
Table 1 Legal Status
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For bibliographic purposes the printed version of this document may be cited as:
UNEP: Regional Management Plan for the West Indian Manatee, Trichechus manatus. CEP Technical Report No. 35. UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica, 1995.
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