NatureA Stranded Dolphin in Jembrana Bali Was Saved

A Stranded Dolphin in Jembrana Bali Was Saved


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The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) through the Denpasar Coastal and Marine Resources Management Agency (BPSPL), Directorate General of Marine Space Management (DJPRL) successfully evacuated and rescued a Risso dolphin.

This dolphin was stranded on Banjar Tembles Beach, Penyaringan Village, Mendoyo District, Jembrana Regency, Bali Province.

The head of BPSPL Denpasar, Permana Yudiarso, revealed that his team received a report from a resident named Made Surianta about a dolphin that was seen stranded in the waters of Banjar Tembles Beach, Jembrana Regency on Friday (16/4/2021), at 04.30.

The residents tried to push back the mammal into the sea but it was getting stranded again.

When found at coordinates 8 ° 23’45,7 “latitude and 114 ° 43’50,2” east longitude, the dolphin was still moving and breathing.

“At 11.15, its heart was still beating, but it did not respond and did not move. It was approximately 3 meters, approximately 15 years old, female,” Yudi explained on Monday (19/4/2021).

When the rapid response team arrived at the location, the dolphin had been taken to the sea by the Jembrana Marine and Fisheries Resources Monitoring Unit (PSDKP), Jakarta Animal Network, the Pejarakan Environmental Task Force Pokmaswas until 15.30. But again stranded.

Based on the doctor’s instructions, finally, the dolphin was transferred to Pengambengan Port and released by boat in the middle of the sea.

“At 16.45, the dolphin was successfully transferred to the pick-up and then headed to Pengambengan port,” Yudi continued.

When they arrived at Pengambengan port, the team together with PSDKP, Flying Vet, and the Jakarta Animal Network succeeded in bringing the dolphin to the middle of the sea by local fishing boats and releasing it into the middle of the sea.

Dolphins, including marine mammals that are protected nationally. The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries has established a national action plan (RAN) for conservation for all types of marine mammals through the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Decree Number 79 of 2018 concerning the National Action Plan (RAN) for Marine Mammal Conservation 2018-2022.

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