On a recent capture of a whale shark (Rhincodon typus Smith) at Tuticorin, with a note on information to be obtained on whale sharks from Indian waters

Silas, E G and Rajagopalan, M S (1963) On a recent capture of a whale shark (Rhincodon typus Smith) at Tuticorin, with a note on information to be obtained on whale sharks from Indian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 5 (1). pp. 153-157.

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    Abstract

    Information was received on 28-7-1961 that a large whale shark had got entangled the previous night in some nylon gill nets laid off Tuticorin, north of ThoUayiram Paar. Efforts were made to tow the shark to the Tuticorin fish landing place the same day, but owing to rough weather it could be landed only in the early hours of the 29th by which time it was dead.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Tuticorin; whale shark; Rhincodon typus Smith
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2010 12:19
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1659

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