Marine Mammal & Turtle Stranding Response in Palk Bay

Dugong  - 1st June 2017
Cause : Unknown 
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist, TN
Dugong  - 21st April 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net (Kattavalai)
Location : Therku Pudukkudi, Pudukkotai Dist, TN
Dugong  - 2nd April 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net 
Blue Whale- 23rd October 2015
Cause : unknown
Location : Kattumavadi, Pudukkottai Dist
Humpback Dolphin- 22nd April 2013
Cause : Catfish spine
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist, TN
Porpoise - 17th April 2010
Cause :Trawl net
Location : Mallipattinam, Thanjavur Dist,TN
Sea turtle - 26th October 2010
Status : Live animal released back to sea
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist, TN

                       by OMCAR Palk Bay Centre

Dugong  - 5th April 2016
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net 
Dugong - 15th September 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing nets
Location : Sethubhavachatram, Thanjavur Dist, TN
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OMCAR Palk Bay Environmental Education and Research Centre

Velivayal Village

Rajamadam Post - 614701

Thanjavur Dist, Tamil Nadu, India