A Big Whale Carcass Stranded on Kas Karimun Island
The carcass, thought to be a large whale, was stranded on Kas Island, Durai District, Karimun Regency, Riau Islands Province. Here's the details.
TRIBUNBATAM.id, BATAM - The carcass, thought to be a large whale, was stranded on Kas Island, Durai District, Karimun Regency, Riau Islands Province.
The discovery of the carcass was viral by Karimun residents and posted on Facebook's social media.
The animal carcass seemed to float upside down near the mangrove tree. The carcass is brown.
Allegedly the carcass was a whale that had previously died and then carried currents up to the waters of Karimun.
Department of the Coastal and Marine Resources Management Center (BPSPL) of Padang, Tanjung Pinang Satker, Ince Muhmmad Rizqan who were contacted by the reporters, confirmed about the information.
But, Rizqan said it could not be confirm about the type of animal and the size of the carcass.
Stranded animal carcasses in Karimun Regency was also occurred in early 2019.
Where the carcass of a Mermaid Fish or Dugong along 3.5 meters was found stranded on the edge of Jembatan Kuning Beach, Tanjung Sebatak, Coastal Area, Tebing District, Sunday (01/27/2019).
Before being stranded, residents saw the carcass of a mammal that weighing around hundreds of kilograms were floating in the sea.
The discovery of the Dugong carcass attracted the attention. Many residents of Karimun come to the location to see it in person. (ayf)
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