Medicon Microbiology (ISSN: 3008-248X)

Review Article

Volume 1 Issue 1

On The Mass Stranding Event of Melon-Headed Whale, Peponocephala Electra in April, 2021 at Axim, Ghana: Possible Causes and Data Needs.

PK Ofori-Danson, K AppeaningAddo and AD Sackey

Published: January 20, 2022

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Dolphins and whales are collectively referred to as cetaceans which have until recently remained unstudied in Ghana and within the Gulf of Guinea. In recent times, the growing increase in the landings and stranding of cetaceans have raised concern to environmentalists and the general public even though Ghana has enacted several legislations intended to foster the conservation of biodiversity and protection of the environment.