A dead Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) with a rope around its neck was found off Ginatilan, Cebu last 11 December.
Photo: Dhanjorvan Rasay
malefemale Pilot Whale stranded in Brgy Victoria, Currimao, Ilocos Norte this morning. It is now being inspected by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Picture and report by Dhanjorvan Rasay.
A giant Shovelnose Ray (Rhynchobatus sp.) was found dead along the shores of Brgy. San Miguel, Dulag, Leyte last 9 March.
This is a Wedgefish (Rhynchobatus sp.); several species are known from the Indo-Pacific. Based on the external morphology, this is likely to be a White-spotted Wedgefish (Rhynchobatus australiae). The missing dorsal fins might be an indication that it had been finned.
An Oarfish (Regalecus sp.) was found in Gusa, Cagayan de Oro today.
Source: Jude Cyril Roque Viernes Facebook, via Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook
Another Oarfish (Regalecus sp.) was found in Bontoc, Southern Leyte yesterday.
Source: Jekie Quirong Facebook, via Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook
A Fraser’s Dolphin (Lagenodelphis hosei) head was seen floating in a southerly direction from the public market in Guindulman, Bohol. Was this Dolphin slaughtered?
A marine mammal that looks to be a Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia breviceps) stranded on a beach of Barangay Mabay, Maitum this morning. It was well responded to by MENRO Maitum and the community. Latest update is that the animal swam away to Barangay Kalaong after release attempt.
Photos: Adella Jarabe Caasi
A Pygmy Sperm Whale stranded in Barangay Mabay, Maitum, Sarangani province this morning. It was successfully released back to sea by the responders.
An Oarfish (Regalecus sp.) found dead in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte today.
Source: KenNek ZeroOne Facebook, via Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines Facebook