First Report of Magnificent Catshark, Proscyllium magnificum Last and Vongpanich, 2004 (Proscylliidae: Carcharhiniformes) from Bay of Bengal, Indian EEZ

Ranjan Kumar, Ravi and Venu, S and Akhilesh, K V (2015) First Report of Magnificent Catshark, Proscyllium magnificum Last and Vongpanich, 2004 (Proscylliidae: Carcharhiniformes) from Bay of Bengal, Indian EEZ. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 7 (6). pp. 479-481. ISSN 2078-4589

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    Abstract

    Present paper reports the occurrence of magnificent catshark Proscyllium magnificum Last & Vongpanich, 2004 from Indian EEZ, off Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. The two specimen P. magnificum (22.7-32.8 cm TL) caught by deep sea trawlers off South of Sentinel Island at depth of 300 m and landed at Junglighat fish landing centre, Port Blair formed material for the second report of P. magnificum after original description and first report from India.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Proscyllium magnificum; Shark; Diversity Distribution; Bay Of Bengal; Andaman Islands; India
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2016 08:45
    Last Modified: 13 Jan 2016 08:45
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10599

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