Megamouth shark reported from Indian waters

Surya, S and Akhilesh, K V and Kingsly, H Jose and Angel, G and Dispin, D and Leslie, V A and Albert Idu, K A and Suresh Kumar, K and Abdussamad, E M and Anil, M K (2022) Megamouth shark reported from Indian waters. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (252). p. 34. ISSN 0254-380X

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    Abstract

    The first confirmed report of Megachasma pelagios (Lamniformes: Megachasmidae) from Indian waters based on a juvenile male shark that landed at Thengaipattinam landing centre, Tamil Nadu, India on 25th April 2022 by a multiday gillnetter cum longliner operated off south of Thengapattinam is given. The shark measured 280 cm in total length and weighed 48 kg.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Megamouth shark
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
    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: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2022 08:32
    Last Modified: 14 Oct 2022 08:32
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/16368

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