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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Sohini Dudhat
Address
Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun
Phone
9403022120
Date
23-08-2018
Region
INDIA - Andaman Islands
Species
Dugong
* 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
Dugong stranded on Laxmanpur beach, Neil Island. Skin was sloughed off. Necropsy was performed in presence of vets.Tissue and blubber samples were collected and are being analysed at WII lab.
location: 11.84829 N, 93.01276 E
Source
Forest Department informed WII team
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