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Chattogram's river police recover dead dolphin in Halda River

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 30th September, 2021 04:40:57 PM
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A dead dolphin was recovered from Barua Para area of Modunarghat of Halda River on Thursday morning.

Halda River is known for its natural breeding of carp-like fishes in South Asia.

Chattogram's river police spotted the dolphin while on routine patrol in the river and recovered it at 10 am.

Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadarghat River Police, said the dolphin weighed around 40 kgs and 59-inch in length and the mammal seemed to have died a day ago.

He said the exact cause of death of the dolphin could not be ascertained.

Professor Manzoorul Kibria, an eminent researcher on the Halda river, said Halda lost a total of 30 dolphins since 2017.