Members of the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation’s Cetacean Stranding Response Team measure the carcass of an adult male finless porpoise on Tap Mun island. Photo: Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong

Two porpoise carcasses found on separate Hong Kong shores, bringing number of cases this year to 15 – an alarming trend, green groups warn

  • Cause of deaths remains unclear, while inconclusive population data makes it hard for experts to analyse statistics
  • Most cases record blunt force trauma to marine mammal, indicating collisions with vessels, but lack of other related injuries lends little weight to theory
Topic |   Conservation

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Members of the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation’s Cetacean Stranding Response Team measure the carcass of an adult male finless porpoise on Tap Mun island. Photo: Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong
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