Note on the finless porpoise washed ashore

Mahesh, V and Koya, K P Said and Asokan, P K and Vinod, K and Ansar, P (2018) Note on the finless porpoise washed ashore. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (238). pp. 31-32. ISSN 0254-380 X

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A male finless porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides measuring 130 cm in total length was washed ashore off Konadu beach near Kozhilode on 1st August 2018 (Fig.1). The morphometric measurements of the partially decomposed specimen is presented in Table 1. There were no injuries on its body and death might have been due to accidental entanglement in gillnet net or seine net.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: finless porpoise
Subjects: Marine Mammals
Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2019 10:24
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2019 10:24

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