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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Akshay Malavi
Address
10 MD Lane
Foreshore Road
Haddo
Port Blair
Phone
+919933235622
Date
19-06-2017
Region
INDIA - Andaman Islands
Species
Unidentified dolphin
* According to the current understanding of distribution, Fin, Minke and Sei whales are not present in the Northern Indian ocean.
Map
Details
Small group of large dolphins. Size 2+ meters in length. Shy and dived when approached. In small groups. Only exposed back and dorsal fin. Seemed to be hunting as Tuna were present in the area along with smaller bait and flying fish.
Note from MMI: Most probably Spinner dolphins
Source
Photographed by Akshay Malavi
AV