Olive Ridley turtles and Irrawaddy dolphins in Bhola fishermen's nets

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Monayem Hossain, an assistant researcher at WorldFish Bangladesh ECOFISH-II project, said the tortoise was identified as Olive Ridley and the dolphin as an Irrawaddy. The tortoise weighed 30 kg and the dolphin weighed about 90 kg.

A sea turtle and a dolphin of the rare species Olive Ridley have been caught in the net of a fisherman trawler at Char Kukri-Mukri Union under Charfesson upazila in Bhola district.

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This news was published on the Daily Observer on 24 May.