Report of an Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin washed ashore

Sakthivel, M and Devaki, A and Tamilmani, G and Ramesh Kumar, P and Jayakumar, R and Nazar, A K A (2016) Report of an Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin washed ashore. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). p. 22. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    A dead female Indo-pacific humpback dolphin,Sousa chinensis was washed ashore at Chathiramnear Mandapam, Gulf of Mannar on 26 June 2016.Morphological features including teeth pattern wererecorded (Table 1). Necropsy findings did not revealany abnormalities. As the animal was lean andemaciated with a blubber thickness of only 2.0 cm,the cause of death might be related nutritional ordisease factors.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin; washed ashore
    Subjects: Marine Mammals > Dolphins
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:44
    Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 10:44

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