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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Dipani Sutaria
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Date
13-08-2017
Region
INDIA - Andhra Pradesh
Species
Unidentified 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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A Stenella species. No details available. Found in Kanakadurga beach, south of Very Palam Villagem Mogaturu. A news article in Telugu translated by Pooja Gupta. Fishermen said that 6 months ago, 2 dolphins were found in a similar condition here. Probably due to pollution or rough sea conditions or ship strikes with oil carriers is what fishers said.
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News Article in News India
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