Dandong Port discovered that a 2 meter long sea lion maritime department reminded to pay attention to avoid do not disturb the sea lion
At 6 a.m. on July 13th, two fishermen found a large sea beast near the 200,000-ton ore terminal in Dadong Port District, Dandong Port, Liaoning Province. About kilograms. After understanding the situation, the Donggang Marine Department immediately dispatched staff to the scene. It is confirmed that the sea beast is a sea lion.
It is understood that sea lions are marine mammals and do not have a fixed living space. They mostly live in places with sufficient food. They mainly gather in areas rich in bait, and the food is mainly benthic fish and cephalopods. The seven subspecies of sea lions have been included in the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species in 2012.
On the same day, officers from the Donggang City Animal Protection Association arrived and heard from the scene that the sea lions were female and showed no signs of trauma. At present, the relevant departments have been notified for later rescue. The local maritime department has issued a notice to remind ships in the port to avoid avoidance or injury to sea lions while sailing and operating. (Li Chengze, Cai Xiaohua, CCTV reporter)