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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Mahi Mankeshwar
Address
54 Ramdaspeth, Nagpur-440010
Phone
09422579999
Date
03-03-2015
Region
INDIA - Andaman Islands
Species
Cuvier's beaked whale
* 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
The individual was found washed up at the 6km beach in Little Andaman. The carcass was found by locals who then reported it to the Hut Bay Beat officer. The carcass was cut and buried on the same beach.
Source
Little Andaman Forest Department record. Photo collected from Nagesh, staff at Hut Bay Beat Office.
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