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What do the dolphins eat?

  • A minimum of 20 fish species in 13 families was identified from their stomachs


  • Most important families: Engraulidae, Sciaenidae, and Clupeidae


  • Most common and numerically important prey species: lion-head fish (Collichthys lucida), various croakers (Johnius spp.), and anchovies (Thryssa spp.)
20 Fish Species

Important Prey Species
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Last Review Date : 27 August 2013