Biological observations on the broadfin shark Lamiopsis temminckii (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae)

Akhilesh, K V and Purushottama, G B and Thakurdas, and Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe (2017) Biological observations on the broadfin shark Lamiopsis temminckii (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 91 (6). pp. 1721-1729.

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    Abstract

    Biological information was collected from 214 individuals of the broadfin shark Lamiopsis temminckii measuring 418 to 1782 mm total length, LT. Size at maturity (L50) for females and males was estimated at 1430 and 1368 mm LT, respectively, while mature and gravid females were observed from 1350 mm LT with litter sizes 2–8 and size at birth 418–650 mm LT. Analysis of stomach contents revealed a variety of prey, primarily crustaceans (54·0%), teleosts (42·7%) and cephalopods.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: by-catch; Chondrichthyes; endangered species; India; northern Indian Ocean
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2017 05:23
    Last Modified: 26 Dec 2017 05:23
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12429

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