Contributions to Zoology, 67 (1) 71-77 (1997)

Observations on the behaviour of the Dugong (Dugong dugon Müller, 1776) from waters of the Lease Islands, eastern Indonesia

H.H. de Iongh , B. Bierhuizen , B. van Orden

Leiden University, Centre of Environmental Science , P.O. Box 9518, 2300 RA, Leiden, The Netherlands

University of Amsterdam, Institute for Systematics and Population Biology , P.O. Box 94766, 1090 GT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Keywords: Dugong, , behaviour, feeding ecology, cultivation grazing