Over 70 dolphins of all three species populating the Black Sea were found dead this year on the Romanian seaside, at the Black Sea, officials announced, quoted by Romanian news agency Mediafax.

According to civil society representatives, 72 dolphins were found from January 1 - November 25th on the seaside caued by infections with bacteria or other viral causes. 5 of the dolphins died after they were hit by boats and 3 died due to extremely powerful shocks.