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FiA, WWF to step up patrolling after third dolphin found dead

The Fisheries Administration (FiA) and World Wide Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF-Cambodia) are beefing up their efforts to protect the remaining Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie province following the death of another dolphin last week. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fia-wwf-step-patrolling-after-third-dolphin-found-dead

Baby dolphin born in Mekong’s Koh Phdao

The team researching the Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphins has spotted a newborn baby in Kratie province’s Sambor district, according to the Fisheries Administration’s Department of Fisheries Conservation. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/baby-dolphin-born-mekongs-koh-phdao

WWF ‘saddened’ by death of last dolphin in pool near Cambodia

The WWF has expressed regret over the death of the last known river dolphin in the transboundary pool in the Mekong between Laos and Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501028680/wwf-saddened-by-death-of-last-dolphin-in-pool-near-cambodia/

No cause of death determined yet for dolphin on Kratie town beach

A dead Irrawaddy dolphin found on the beach in Koh Trong commune’s Kbal Koh village in Kratie town was handed over to the WWF research team for study and to determine how the animal died, according to Mok Ponlok, director of the Kratie provincial Fisheries ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-cause-death-determined-yet-dolphin-kratie-town-beach

Stung Treng Fisheries head calls for dolphin revival plan

Stung Treng provincial Fisheries Administration officials warn that the Irrawady dolphins in the Ochheuteal dolphin pleasance in Borei O’Svay Sen Chey district’s Preah Rumkel commune are now faced with extinction as there is only one dolphin left remaining of the pod that was living there ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stung-treng-fisheries-head-calls-dolphin-revival-plan

Border pool dolphins down to just one

Dolphin conservation groups and government officials are expressing grave concerns over the decline in the number of dolphins present at the Chheu Teal trans-boundary pool of the Mekong River at the Laos-Cambodia border, saying that if this alarming trend is not halted, it will lead ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/border-pool-dolphins-down-just-one

Irrawaddy dolphin exhibit prepared in Stung Treng

Local authorities and community members in Stung Treng province have prepared an Irrawaddy dolphin skeleton for display at Ochheuteal Dolphin Canyon in Borei O’Svay Sen Chey district’s Preah Romkel commune for exhibit to the public. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/irrawaddy-dolphin-exhibit-prepared-stung-treng

Two fishermen in hot water after breaking fishing ban

Kratie provincial authorities have referred two suspects to court for illegally fishing the Mekong River during the fishing ban, which was implemented on June 1 and is in force until the end of September, seizing more than 50,000 sqm of fishing nets. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/two-fishermen-hot-water-after-breaking-fishing-ban

Rare dolphin found dead in Preah Sihanouk

A rare Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin was found dead on Monday along the shores of the Poy Chumteav Mao area in Preah Sihanouk. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898217/rare-dolphin-found-dead-in-preah-sihanouk/

Another dolphin calf spotted in Kratie

Another Mekong dolphin calf of less than a week-old was spotted on Monday, swimming alongside nine adult dolphins at the Kampi pool in Kampi Dolphin Canyon in Sambok commune, Chit Borey district, Kratie province. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50885686/another-dolphin-calf-spotted-in-kratie/

Dead dolphins prompt calls for fishing net ban

A dolphin weighing over 200kg and 2.3m long was found dead by fishermen downstream of the Koh Pos Bridge on Wednesday morning. Officials in Preah Sihanouk province’s Fisheries Administration decided to bury the carcass not far from where it was found. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dead-dolphins-prompt-calls-fishing-net-ban

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