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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Robert Panipalla
Address
Trivandrum
Phone
944 72 40402
Date
04-08-2016
Region
INDIA - Kerala
Species
Indo-Pacific finless porpoise
* 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
Media article and picture attached. Adult and calm that succumbed to mortality after being entangled in a shore seine net. Adult was 1.5m long.
Source
Dr K.V Akhilesh forwarded the information to MMI after he received it from Friends of Marine Life - Mr Robert P
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