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Rare sighting of dolphins near Nalasopara beach

MUMBAI: People are flocking to Rajodi seaside in Nalasopara (west) after a pod of dolphins has been continuously spotted on the subject of the shore since final week.
Nikhil Tandel, a local, told NewsTread that on Monday, around 11am, he noticed 3 to 4 dolphins swimming on the subject of the shore, however he may just no longer identify the species. The next day, he and other locals waited at the seaside to catch every other glimpse of the aquatic mammals, however in vain.

Blu Life Adventures, which habits water sports, like jet ski and banana rides, at Rajodi seaside has began dolphin excursions since final week. Rajesh Gawankar of the company said they spotted dolphins the whole of final week.

Fishermen said they continuously see dolphins when they're in sea, however it's uncommon to identify them so on the subject of the shore. As news of the dolphin-spotting spread, other people from in and around Vasai area flocked to the seaside over the weekend. Locals said lots of the dolphin-spotting took place around 11am.

Last month, there were two sightings of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins—first near Sassoon Docks after which near Bandra-Worli sea link.

However, cases of carcasses of those endangered species washing ashore have additionally larger previously few years. In 2018, the decomposed carcass of an Indian Ocean humpback dolphin had washed ashore at Versova seaside and in 2017, every other carcass had washed ashore at Carter Road Promenade in Bandra (W).

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