2 Ton Heavy Whales Stranded
This large fish is estimated that up to 13 meters long and weighs about two tons. However, until now there has been no action from the local government to evacuate.
Head of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DKP) Eastern Cape Jabung (Tanjabtim), Ahmad Riyadi Pane, explaining that fish with a length of about 13 meters was found to local residents on Thursday, September 6, 2012, evening.
"People could flush it with salt water fish in the hope remains alive. From Kadesh report also mentions fish whales," he said, Saturday, September 8, 2012.
It's just that, he said, it became known dead fish on Friday, September 7, 2012 afternoon. He explained, in coordination with the central Tanjabtim DKP DKP Jambi for handling the fish. "So far there has never finding big fish washed up on the east coast Tanjabtim," he said.
Kasi Region III Conservation and Natural Resources in Jambi Province, Nurasman, was fielded to check directly the condition of the fish. "We now position on the way to the location. Clarity information we do not know for sure what kind of fish it was," he said.
According to him, the position of the River Village Jambat far enough and could only be reached by sea. What fish are stranded are also surrounded by mud and mangrove forests. "We expect the new team tomorrow on Sunday, Sept. 9 2012 in the morning," he said.
Separately, a resident of River Village Jambat, Agus, said the fish was first seen by speedboat driver Benuh River. "When first seen, the whale was still alive, but being ignored whale speedboat driver," he said.
When later examined by some residents, the fish is already in a state of lifeless. Fish body condition looks still intact. Residents estimate that the fish died due to go into the curve of the sea. So the poor fish can not get out of the curve and eventually die.
"Now we leave it alone, like it pushed the carcass out to sea is also not possible. Unless the big tides, the new whale carcass can be moved," he explained.
Kades Jambat River, Edi Leonardo MS, said the dead fish are currently being tontotan hundreds of residents in the area. "His condition has now become carrion and so tontotan hundreds of residents of several villages here," he said.
Sadu District residents shocked by the discovery of a suspected fish whales, on the East Coast Jambi, precisely in the Village Jambat River, District Sadu, Tanjung Jabung East.