Thanks to Officers of Marine Police Station, Manalmelkudi, Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu. Today they informed about the dead, young dugong on the shore of Anthoniarpuram, which is about 1 km from Manalmelkudi. The specimen was fresh. No visible wounds, except a scar on the tail, possibly by net. It was a female dugong with a total body length of 1.4 m. After the postmortam by forest department, I took morphological measurements with permission. The specimen was then buried by forest department on the beach.