Balasubramanian, T S and Chellam, A and Muthiah, P and Gurusamy, R and Srinivasagam, K (2000) On the mass stranding of dolphins at Vellapatty near Tuticorin in the Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 163 . pp. 1-4.
The mass stranding of dolphins is not a rare phenomenon along the Indian coast. On 28-06-99 a total of 42 no of dolphins stranded at Vellapatty near Tuticorin in the Gulf of Mannar. The dolphins were identified as Sousa chinnensis (Osbeck), the hump-back dolphin (28 Nos) and Stenella longtrostris Gray, the spinner dolphin (9 Nos).
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Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
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