Ambika Prasanna Tripathy
Summary: Indian marine biologist who was among one of more than thousands of people reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was working for a research project on the Leatherback sea turtles near Campbell Bay in the Great Nicobar Island in India.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Great Nicobar, India