A note on the stranding of the sperm whale Physeter catodon Linnaeus at Mahabalipuram on the East Coast of India

James, D B and Manivasagam, S (1976) A note on the stranding of the sperm whale Physeter catodon Linnaeus at Mahabalipuram on the East Coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 18 (2). pp. 399-402.

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Abstract

Detailed measurements for an young male specimen of the sperm whale Physeter catodon Linnaeus which was stranded at Mahabalipuram beach on 12-4-80 are given. It is of interest to note that this species is again recorded from the vicinity of Madras after a lapse of nearly 90 years.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:sperm whale; Physeter catodon Linnaeus; Mahabalipuram
Subjects:Marine Mammals
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:1468
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:30 Jul 2010 11:21
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