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Newly declared dugong conservation reserve will help protect marine biodiversity

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Mongabay (India)

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2022-01-12

In an effort to protect the dugong, the Tamil Nadu government declared 500 sq. km of the biodiversity-rich waters in the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, where the marine mammal is found, as the country’s first dugong conservation reserve. Announced in September last year, the reserve is spread over the northern part of the region between Adirampattinam and Amapattinam, off the coast in southeast India.

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https://india.mongabay.com/2022/01/newly-declared-dugong-conservation-reserve-will-help-protect-marine-biodiversity/