Dead Bryde's whale washed ashore at Veraval, Gujarat

Sukhadane, Kapil S and Prajith, K K and Vase, Vinay Kumar and Kumawat, Tarachand and Divu, D and Pradhan, Rajesh Kumar and Abdul Azeez, P and Bharadiya Sangita, A and Bhint, H M and Temkar, G S (2017) Dead Bryde's whale washed ashore at Veraval, Gujarat. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). p. 32. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Bryde’s Whale (Balaenoptera edeni Anderson, 1879) measuring 10.4 m in length and weighing about 7 tons was found washed ashore on the beach of Veraval on 4th august 2017. Locally called as “Machchh” it was found in dead condition with small injuries in the caudal peduncle and genital region. With the intervention and supervision of forest officials, it was towed ashore and a veterinary officer conducted post-mortem after which it was buried on the shore. Occurrence

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Dead Bryde's whale; Veraval; Gujarat
    Subjects: Marine Mammals > Whales
    Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 05:10
    Last Modified: 26 Jun 2018 05:10

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