Key cetacean site in Philippines sees drop in dolphin, whale sightings

A recent survey has confirmed a declining trend in sightings of dolphins and whales in the Tañon Strait in the central Philippines, a waterway declared an Important Marine Mammal Area by the IUCN.

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Last updated on 16 January 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Philippines
Region: 
South-East Asia
Species: 
Carcharhinus longimanus
Grampus griseus
Kogia sima
Stenella attenuata
Species group: 
Marine mammals