First record of the crocodile shark in deep sea trawl landings at Chennai

Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe (2011) First record of the crocodile shark in deep sea trawl landings at Chennai. CMFRI Newsletter Cadalmin (128). p. 7.

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    Abstract

    A single specimen of the crocodile shark Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Matsubara, 1936) was collected from the deep sea trawl landings at Chennai Fisheries Harbour on 10.02.2011. The species is the only representative of the family Pseudocarchariidae and is the smallest known living mackerel shark (Order: Lamniformes). Known to be circumtropical in distribution, with its range extending from Eastern Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: crocodile shark - Pseudocarcharias kamoharai
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing > First record
    Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Marine Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Mr. Augustine Sipson N A
    Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2022 09:31
    Last Modified: 17 Sep 2022 09:31
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/16211

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