Whale shark found dead near NITK beach

8:39 PM, Saturday, June 29th, 2019

whaleMangaluru : A whale shark was found dead near Sadashiva Temple, adjacent to National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK) beach here on Saturday.

The whale shark was found around 8.20am and is about 4.3 meters in length. The whale transported to a fisheries facility, toconduct a post-mortem examination.

On receiving information from fisherman, Dr A Senthil Vel, professor and dean, College of Fisheries along with Dr HN Anjanayappa, professor, Department of Fisheries Resources and Management and Dr Girisha, assistant professor, Department of Aquatic Animal Health and Management visited the site at Surathkal.


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