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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Vedharajan Balaji
Address
OMCAR Palk Bay Centre
Velivayal
Thanjavur Dist
Tamil Nadu
Phone
9360548117
Date
21-04-2017
Region
INDIA - Tamilnadu
Species
Dugong
* According to the current understanding of distribution, these species are not present in the Northern Indian ocean.
Map
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Details
1. Total body length = 250cm
2. Snout to centre of anal opening = 169 cm
3. Snout to centre of genital opening = 132 cm
4. Snout to centre of umbilicus = 106 cm
5. Head plus neck length = 20 cm
6. Head length = not measured
7. Neck length = 15 cm
8. Penis length = 15 cm
9. Anal opening length = 4 cm
10. Distance of teat from the body centre line = 24 cm
11. Snout length = 17 cm
12. Snout width = 20 cm
13. Chin length = 12 cm
14. Chin width = 17 cm
15. Distance separating centres of tusks at tips --- not measured
16. Tusks length ----not found
17. Snout nostrils = 13 cm
18. Snout to eyes. = 20 cm
19. Snout to external auditory meatus = 35 cm
20. Eye to nostril = 17 cm
21. Eye to external auditory meatus = 12.5 cm
22. Eye to gape ---- not measured
23. Gape length --- not measured
24. Eye height = 1 cm
25. Eye length = 2 cm
26. Nostril height = 3 cm
27. Nostril width = 2 cm
28. Total nostril width = 6
Source
omcar foundation
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