First Report of Possible Shark Predation on 
an Irrawaddy Dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris 
(Owen in Grey 1866) in the Philippines


Manuel Eduardo L. de la Paz1,6*, Jozette G. Hisu-an2, Carlo B. Bais1,
Monica Marie R. Atienza4, Dhorlyn G. De la Cruz3, and Ma. Louella L. Dolar5

1Natural Sciences Department, College of Arts and Sciences,
University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City 6100 Philippines
2Animal Biology Division, College of Arts and Sciences,
University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna 93635 Philippines
3Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, National Stock Assessment Program
Regional Field Office 6, Iloilo City 5000 Philippines
4Talarak Foundation, Inc. Bacolod City 6100 Philippines
5Tropical Marine Research for Conservation, San Diego, California 92122 USA
6Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshima University,
Higashihiroshima City 739-0036 Hiroshima, Japan


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