Whale shark recorded from Ponnani

Ansar, P (2017) Whale shark recorded from Ponnani. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (232). p. 36.

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    A whale shark Rhincodon typus measuring 4.5 m in total length and weighing around 1.5 tons was observed in the Ponnani Fishing Harbour on 3rd November 2016. The fish had no injuries and was reportedly accidentally entangled in a floating drift gill net operated off Ponnani. The dead shark was later buried on the beach itself.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Whale shark ; Ponnani
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2018 10:16
    Last Modified: 08 Mar 2018 10:16
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12658

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