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-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2010 05:51
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:12
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1468

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