Dead dugong washed ashore in Kota Tinggi

JOHOR BAHRU: A dead dugong was found washed ashore at Pantai Tanjung Logok, near Kota Tinggi on Friday.

Johor Fisheries Department director, Munir Mohd Nawi said the animal known by its scientific name Dugong Dugon was found by members of the public at about 10am before they alerted the department.

Last updated on 15 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Malaysia
Threats: 
Infrastructure and service corridors
Species: 
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals