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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Vedharajan Balaji and Veeramuthu Sekar
Address
Scientific officer
OMCAR Palk Bay Environmental Education and Research Centre
Velivayal Village
Rajamadam Post - 614701
Thanjavur Dist, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone
7358353655
Date
16-04-2018
Region
INDIA - Tamilnadu
Species
Dugong
* 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
Without head Dugong, Calf Washed Ashore in Ammapattinam, Pudukkottai district on 29th March 2018.
Weight ~ 60Kg
Source
Reported by Mr Jawahar, Sub Inspector, Marine Police Station, Manalmelkudi.
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