Report on the rare quagga cat shark landed

Ambarish, Gop P and Kingsly, H Jose and Zacharia, P U (2017) Report on the rare quagga cat shark landed. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). pp. 28-29. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Quagga catshark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) one of the rarest sharks in the family Scyliorhinidae (Order Carcharhiniformes) was observed at Muttom landing centre, Tamil Nadu on June 5 2017. It was landed as a bycatch in the demersal-trawl operated off Muttom at 150-200 m depths. The male specimen collected measured 298 mm in total length (TL) and its morphometrics were recorded

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: rare shark; quagga cat shark; landing; Halaelurus quagga
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 04:46
    Last Modified: 26 Jun 2018 04:46

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