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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Mahi Mankeshwar
Address
54 Ramdaspeth, Nagpur-440010
Phone
9422579999
Date
05-03-2018
Region
INDIA - Andaman Islands
Species
Killer 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
An individual was observed breaching twice with its belly facing the observer platform. Seemed like it was trying to stun a school of fish. There were also seen two ring seines in the vicinity of the animal.
Source
Part of ferry surveys undertaken in the South Andaman region.
Observers: Akshata Karnik, Mahi Mankeshwar and Sagar Rajpurkar.
Funding source: The Rufford foundation
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