While monitoring a mass death of marine creatures south of the Wadi El-Gemal Reserve in the Red Sea, the Egyptian Minister of Environment, Yasmine Fouad, revealed “the monitoring of 11 dolphins of varying sizes of the type of glass mouth, all located close to each other on the shore in an area of about 200 square meters. . Examination of the dead dolphins indicated that they included 7 mature females, one mature male, and 3 young dolphins in the process of care, all of which were in a late throw state.
“By surveying the marine area facing the site of the dead dolphins, it became clear that it is a growth area for striped coral reefs extending from the shore for a distance of about five kilometers in the direction of open water,” she said.
Examination of corpses
As for the work of examining the bodies of dead dolphins and their locations on the beach, the work concluded that the accident is identical in all its circumstances to the phenomenon of delinquency of marine mammals on the beaches that occur on all the coasts of seas and oceans in the world, a phenomenon that was and is still of interest to many research centers Interested in preserving marine mammals globally, and there are many great scientific efforts that have been made in this field to discover the factors that drive marine mammals to strand on beaches frequently.