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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Dipani Sutaria
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Date
25-09-2017
Region
INDIA - Tamilnadu
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
A fresh carcass of a female finless porpoise almost 3ft in length washed ashore in Manamelkudi MPS, Limit Athipatinam village. Pictures attached. Some surface wounds visible on the lower jaw. No further data available.
Source
Sir Jawahar Sub Inspector, Marine Police, Manamelkudi informed Dr Balaji at OMCAR Foundation. He passed on the information to MMI.
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