- n. Plural form of dugong.
“The new air base would be built on reclaimed land there, where sea turtles and marine mammals called dugongs now swim around coral reefs in turquoise blue waters.”
“The bones corresponding to a 10-meter long crocodile that lived sometime between 23 and 5 million years ago were found on the river bank of the Cayajana, eroded by the waters of the Zaza reservoir, alongside bones of marine mammals such as dugongs, ancestors of the elephants.”
“Alarmingly, apprehended vessels have been found with protected species, such as dugongs and dolphins, on board.”
“It also found no-fishing zones were located in areas that threatened species such as dugongs and marine turtles frequent and helped eliminate hazards such as fishing nets.”
“Thus, when a new hotel is being planned somewhere on the coast of Abu Dhabi, for example, the developer will be able to check the Coastal Atlas for whether the site is suitable for sediments or whether it is a high traffic area for marine life such as dugongs or sea turtles.”
“Mr Garrett praised the region's significant natural assets, including a limestone ridge running through the nominated area, and its rich marine life such as dugongs, turtles and the world's largest fish, the whale shark.”
“The sea cows (dugongs), from which the tent covering for the tabernacle was made, were only found in the Gulf of Aqaba, near Egypt (see Exodus 26:14, Numbers 4:6–14).47 The order of the harvest in Exodus 9:31–32 was typically Egyptian, and so forth.”
“It is also home to threatened species including snubfin dolphins, dugongs, saw sharks and six of the seven sea turtle species, including Australia's own flatback turtle.”
“This protected stretch of ocean is an essential breeding ground for the area, populating fish stocks and feeding dolphins, rays and dugongs as they travel up the coast.”
“They were raised by dugongs and hear the same strange calls from the sea as she does.”
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