Long-beaked common dolphin beached off Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh

Maharshi, V Ashok and Behera, Pralaya Ranjan and Edward, Loveson and Jeyabaskaran, R and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Prakash, Raghu (2021) Long-beaked common dolphin beached off Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 247. p. 37. ISSN ISSN 0254-380X (Submitted)

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    Abstract

    A dead dolphin was washed ashore at Bethalapuram, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh on 17th June 2020. Based on morphological features, it was identified as Long-beaked common dolphin, Delphinus capensis Gray, 1828 (Fig.1). Characterized by a slender body and a long beak separated by a crease from the melon. It has a long and thin rostrum with 49 numbers of small, sharp teeth on each side of each jaw.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: Marine Mammals > Dolphins
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2021 08:39
    Last Modified: 23 Apr 2021 08:41
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15117

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