Types of Manatees – Species
- Manatee Species Overview
Learning about the different manatee species is a great way to understand their similarities as well as their differences.
- African Manatee
The African Manatee is mainly found around the Western part of Africa. This range extends between Angola and Senegal.
- Amazonian Manatee
The Amazonian Manatee is a common sight around the Amazon Basin. They are often referred to as the sea cow in this region.
- West Indian Manatee
This particular species of manatee is found in the West Indies and the Caribbean.