Stranding of whale shark off Madhavpur, Gujarat

Kumawat, Tarachand and Divu, D and Vase, Vinay Kumar and Sukhadane, Kapil S and Abdul Azeez, P and Kumar, Rajan and Rahangdale, Shikha and Bloch, F (2017) Stranding of whale shark off Madhavpur, Gujarat. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). pp. 26-27. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    A dead male whale shark (Rhincodon typus) was found off Madhavpur coast, near the fish landing centre on morning of 28th September, 2017. The investigations were covered at the joint team of ICAR-CMFRI and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), Veraval, Gujarat. The carcass showed an injury below the first dorsal fin but cause of its death could not be ascertained. Some measurements of the stranded whale shark were recorded before it was buried

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Stranding ; whale shark ; off Madhavpur; Gujarat
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing > Stranding
    Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 10:52
    Last Modified: 22 Nov 2022 08:04

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