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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Filio
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Date
11-03-2018
Region
INDIA - Tamilnadu
Species
Spinner 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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Details
A total of seven spinner dolphins washed ashore in Cuddalore (three in Uyalli kuppam, three in Sadras kuppam and Cuddalore chinna kuppam; one in Naina kuppam) between 9th and 12th of March 2018. Based on the assessment by Supraja Dharini of TREE foundation, these were probably all related to fishing gear related mortality. Details available with Supraja
Source
Newspaper article attached. The Hindu March 13th 2018
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