A first instance of whale shark caught in Dol net and rescued in live condition at Gorai- Malvani, Maharashtra

Raje, S G and Raje, Reshma K (2015) A first instance of whale shark caught in Dol net and rescued in live condition at Gorai- Malvani, Maharashtra. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (226). pp. 15-16. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    The first observation of Rhincodon typus that was rescued live from Dol net on October 21 st, 2015 is given here. A male whale shark, about 6.5 m in length incidentally entered the Dol net at 30 m depth off Gorai-Malvani region, Mumbai. The net was hauled after about four hours with the help of a winch.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: first instance; whale shark ; Dol net; Gorai- Malvani; Maharashtra
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 04:34
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2016 04:34
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10969

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