Chinese White Dolphin Found Dead

At around 11am on the 15th April 2014 the body of a white dolphin was found washed ashore at Anglers Beach in Sham Tseng.

The dolphin appeared to have been hit by a hard object on the head and back and so authorities believe he may have died because of injuries caused by a travelling boat or ferry.

A spokesperson from the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation confirmed that the dolphin was a young male Chinese white dolphin. The dolphin was 115cm in length and the body decay suggests the dolphin has been dead for quite some time.

Source: Oriental Daily

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I am a ex-marine biologist but I am still passionate about marine biology and oceanography. I studied Marine Science and completed a PhD in deep-sea ecology and biodiversity. I fell in love with HK's rich marine environment when I was a child. This blog is my collection of interesting facts, news and articles that celebrate and educate on HK's diverse marine environment.

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