Marine Mammal & Turtle Stranding Response in Palk Bay

with

Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Marine Police Department 

Wild Life Institute of India 

Dugong - 16 th February, 2020
Cause :  entangled in fishing net
Location :Sethubavasathiram,Thanjavur Dist
Dugong - 13 th March, 2019
Cause :  Entangled in Shore seine net
Location : Athippattinam,Pudukkottai Dist
Dugong - 7 th February, 2019
Cause :  Entangled in Shore seine net
Location : Kodimunai, Manamelkudi, Pudukkottai Dist
Humpback Dolphin - 13th August 2018
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing nets
Location : Kodimunai, Manalmelkudi,
              Pudukkotttai District 
Dugong Rescue and Release
Keezhathottam,  Thanjavur Dist, 26 th July, 2018
Dugong - 24thApril, 2018
Cause :  Boat accident
Location : Ammapattinam Pudukkudi,Pudukkottai Dist
Dugong - 29th March, 2018
Cause :  boat accident
Location : Ammapattinam,Pudukkottai Dist
Sea Turtle Rescue and Release
Velivayal,Thanjavur Dist, 8 th February , 2018
Dugong - 15th September 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing nets
Location : Sethubhavachatram, Thanjavur Dist
Dugong  - 1st June 2017
Cause : Unknown 
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist
Dugong  - 21st April 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net (Kattavalai)
Location : Therku Pudukkudi, Pudukkotai Dist
Dugong  - 2nd April 2017
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net 
Location: Adaikkathevan, Thanjavur Dist
Dugong  - 5th April 2016
Cause : Drowned to death by fishing net
Location: Anthoniyarpuram, Manalmelkudi, 
Pudukottai Dist
Blue Whale- 23rd October 2015
Cause : unknown
Location : Kattumavadi, Pudukkottai Dist
Humpback Dolphin- 22nd April 2013
Cause : Catfish struck in throat
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist
Dugong - 10th June 2011
Cause : accidental catch in fishing net
Location :Keezhathottam, Thanjavur Dist
Porpoise - 17th April 2010
Cause :Trawl net
Location : Mallipattinam, Thanjavur Dist,TN
Sea turtle - 26th October 2010
Live animal released back to sea
Location : Velivayal, Thanjavur Dist, TN

Email:  director@omcar.org

OMCAR Foundation

OMCAR Palk Bay Environmental Education Centre

Velivayal Village

Rajamadam Post - 614701

Thanjavur Dist, Tamil Nadu, India

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