Sperm whale stranded off Quezon town dies
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A sperm whale that had been stranded near a coastal village in the town of Calauag, Quezon province, died yesterday, an environment official of the province said. Manny Calayag, community coordinator of the Quezon-Environment and Natural Resources Office, said the sperm whale, one of the world’s largest animals, died around 7:30 a.m. in the shallow portion of the waters off Lamon Bay near the coast of Bangkorohan village. Calayag said experts from the provincial veterinary office and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) traveled to Calauag at dawn yesterday to help in the rescue operation.
Mallari, D. T. Jr. (2015, February 19). Sperm whale stranded off Quezon town dies. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A8.
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Marine mammals; Fishers; Stranding; Veterinarians; Mortality causes; Gender; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Quezon-Environment and Natural Resources Office; Oceanic Research Group; Divino, Noel; Calayag, Manny; Quezon; Calauag
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