In a Fragile Partnership, Dolphins Help Catch Fish in Myanmar

On a recent sweltering afternoon on the Irrawaddy River, about 10 miles upstream from the city of Mandalay, a Burmese fisherman tapped a small teak dowel against the hull of his squat wooden boat, producing a xylophonic beat.

New York Times

Last updated on 01 September 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Myanmar
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Orcaella brevirostris
Species group: 
Marine mammals