It was recently announced that 60 dead dolphins were found on different beaches in Ghana. Therefore, African authorities are already investigating the cause of these animal deaths.
What will happen to these 60 dead dolphins in Ghana?
After 60 dead dolphins were found on different beaches in Ghana, they said they started investigating the cause of their deaths. In this regard, the Ghana Fisheries Commission stated that they took samples for laboratory analysis.
On the other hand, they asked residents not to eat the carcasses of these animals and other species they found because they still don’t know what happened.. They even reported that dozens of dolphins had disappeared from Axim beach in the west of the country, and they suspected that they had been kidnapped for meat. Ghana Graphics Online.
Until now, according to British Broadcasting CorporationMichael Arthur-Dadzie, Executive Director of the Fisheries Commission Said that the dolphins were not injured or physically injured, and the sea color and temperature were normal.
This is not the only situation in Africa
Last year, scientists analyzed different mass deaths of dolphins in other coastal areas of Africa. One example is what happened off the coast of Mozambique, where they found 111 dead dolphins. However, according to preliminary investigations by the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, after the Guam hurricane, they were likely to have captured these marine animals at low tide.
Similarly, last year, they found 52 dead dolphins off the coast of Mauritius Island in the Indian Ocean. under these circumstances, According to investigations by the local Fisheries Department, the possible cause of death is a phenomenon known as barotrauma..
Yes, sudden pressure change It may be caused by various factors, such as military sonar, underwater earthquakes, explosives or volcanic eruptions.
*Information from British Broadcasting Corporation