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Is a manatee a cetacean?

No. Whilst it is a marine mammal, a manatee is not a cetacean. Along with dugongs, they are of the order Sirenia, not the order Cetacea. Whales, dolphins and porpoises only are cetaceans. Full Answer

What is cetacean?

A Cetacean is an animal that belongs to the Order: Cetacea This includes Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. Cetaceans are mammals fully adapted to Aquatic life and there are about 90 species. Full Answer