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Journal of Marine Biology
Volume 2017, Article ID 6235398, 7 pages
Research Article

Report on 14 Large Whales That Died due to Ship Strikes off the Coast of Sri Lanka, 2010–2014

1Biodiversity Education and Research (BEAR), 92/2, Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, 10 Colombo, Sri Lanka
2Department of Zoology, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
3IUCN Sirenia Specialist Group (Indian Ocean), Sri Lanka
4National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Crow Island, 01500 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Correspondence should be addressed to H. M. J. C. B. Herath; moc.oohay@htareh_ihtapmayaj

Received 9 June 2017; Accepted 30 August 2017; Published 10 October 2017

Academic Editor: Nobuyuki Miyazaki

Copyright © 2017 Ranil P. Nanayakkara and H. M. J. C. B. Herath. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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