Two seen while on QNPWS field work swimming through Clack Reef lagoon.
Seen while out sailing in Ruby Bay, Morton Bay, SE Qld. Was feeding on seedless beds. Before the Race Bay canal development destroyed the seagulls beds.
First photographs of this species in Aldabra, believed extinct since early 20th century. 1-2 individuals spotted irregularly over several months. All sightings within the lagoon, in/near areas of seagrass. Confirmed identification by Conrad Savy & Guy Esparon. Exact date for these pics needs to be confirmed. See: UNEP (2002) Dugong:
Status Report and Action Plans for
Countries and Territories, UNEP/DEWA/RS.02-1. p.22.