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How many cetacean strandings were found in Hong Kong in the past ten years?

 

 

2008  

 

2009

 

2010

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

 

2015

 

2016

 

2017

 

Total number of
strandings

 

27 

 

30 

 

28 

 

36 

 

36

 

28 

 

50 

 

37 

 

25 

 

26

 

No. of Chinese White Dolphin strandings

 

 10 

 

 

 

 

10   

 

 

 9

 

12   

 

15 

 

(a) 

 

5

 

No. of
Indo-Pacific Finless Porpoise strandings

 

 15 

 

20 

 

20

 

25

 

29

 

19 

 

33

 

 21

 

17   

 

18

 

No. of
other cetacean strandings

 

 

 

 

1

 

0

 

 

 

 

3 (b) 

 

  

(a) One potential stranding case of an injured Chinese white dolphin. The individual did not strand and showed signs of recovery in subsequent observations.

(b) One potential stranding case of a young Pantropical spotted dolphin discovered inside the water of a marina. The individual did not strand, left the marina and not sighted again in subsequent observations.

 
   
 
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Last Review Date : 03 January 2018