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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Parasharya Sir
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Date
December 2018
Region
INDIA - Gujarat
Species
Indian Ocean humpback dolphin
* According to the current understanding of distribution, Fin, Minke and Sei whales are not present in the Northern Indian ocean.
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Details
3-4 humpback dolphins were stranded in shallow waters off Bhavnagar, at Kathiyya jal. People tried to pull them to deeper waters. Eventually they swam back out at high tide.
Source
Video available from tourists.
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