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SBPS Marine Mammals Monitoring

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September 01, 2020 – Numerous marine megafauna were spotted during a sbmsmarinemammal2Marine Mammal Monitoring (MMM) Activity held last August 25-28, 2020 within Sarangani Bay Protected Seascape (SBPS).

Throughout their 4-day monitoring within the seascape, the MMM team documented 150-200 Spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) off the coast of Malapatan, Sarangani Province; sbmsmarinemammal518 Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) along the coastline of Barangay Bula, General Santos City and Alabel, Sarangani Province; and a rare sighting of 1 Dugong (Dugong dugon) in the waters of Brgy. Cablalan, Glan, Sarangani Province.

This Marine Mammal Monitoring is a periodic activity funded by the sbmsmarinemammal3Sarangani Provincial Governor’s Office, and is spearheaded by the DENR SBPS Protected Area Management Office (PAMO) in partnership with DENR 12, DENR CENRO Glan, Environmental Conservation and Protection Center (ECPC) Sarangani, BFAR 12, and the City ENRO of LGU-General Santos City.

 

 

 

 

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