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Table 1 Summary of reported stranding events in Nicaragua. † = Dead; Unk. = Unknown; F = Female. Population status according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) status: LC = Least Concern; EN = Endangered; DD = Data Deficient; VU = Vulnerable. Codes according to Geraci and Lounsbury (2005)

From: Cetacean strandings along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Nicaragua from 2014 to 2021

Species Case Number Code Decomposition Code Stranding date Location IUCN status Sex Necropsy
Odontoceti
  Kogia sima 1 Alive 1 27 Apr 2017 Pacific DD UK No
  Kogia sima 2 2 05 Dec 2020 Caribbean DD F Yes
  Sotalia guianensis 3 2 08 Sep 2020 Caribbean NT UK No
  Stenella attenuata 4 Alive 1 23 Feb 2016 Pacific LC UK No
  Stenella attenuata 5 3 28 Sep 2019 Pacific LC F No
  Stenella longirostris 6 2 05 Apr 2017 Pacific LC F Yes
  Unidentified dolphin 7 4 20 Feb 2017 Pacific LC UK No
  Unidentified dolphin 8 4 14 Feb 2021 Pacific LC UK No
  Ziphius cavirostris 9 Alive 1 23 July 2020 Pacific LC UK No
Mysticeti
  Balaenoptera musculus 10 Alive 1 17 Nov 2014 Pacific EN UK No
  Balaenoptera edeni 11 2 23 Nov 2020 Pacific VU UK No
  Megaptera novaeangliae 12 3 08 Sep 2017 Pacific LC UK No
  Megaptera novaeangliae 13 3 17 July 2019 Pacific LC F No