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Sightings and Strandings

Name
N Vasudevan
Address
Phone
Date
22-04-2018
Region
INDIA - Maharashtra
Species
Risso's dolphin
* According to the current understanding of distribution, Fin, Minke and Sei whales are not present in the Northern Indian ocean.
Map
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Details
Carcass was first observed on the evening of 22nd April 2018 by fishermen. Stranding reported on the 23rd of April 2018. Carcass condition: Code 4. Total length: 2.41 m. Skin and tooth samples collected. Sex could not be determined. Species confirmation: tooth count and morphological characters.Dorsal fin was bent under the body.
Source
Entered by Ketki Jog for N Vasudevan IFS
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