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Sightings and Strandings

Name
Isha Bopardikar
Address
54 Dixit Nivas, Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai-400028
Phone
9821224369
Date
07-10-2018
Region
INDIA - Goa
Species
Indian Ocean humpback dolphin
* According to the current understanding of distribution, Fin, Minke and Sei whales are not present in the Northern Indian ocean.
Map
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Details
Washed ashore at Ashwem, Goa - Source: TerraConscious and Drishti Lifeguards.
Seems to be a juvenile. There are rake marks seen from base of dorsal fin till the blowhole. the jaw is broken and missing.
Source
Photographs attached
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