Bensam, P (1964) On a freak embryo of the grey-shark, Carcharinus limbatus Muller and Henle. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 7 (1). pp. 206-207.
Structural peculiarities, sometimes unidentifiable and responsible for the creation of new species and even genera were occasionally met with among sharks and rays (Gill, 1896 ; Gudger, 1933 ; Bigelow and Shroder 1953). In the Indian species, Menon (1957) and Luther (1961) have described abnormalities in certain shark embryos and a ray respectively. On 12-2-1961, while examining a pregnant Carcharinus limbatus in the fish landing centre at Cannanore, an abnormal embryo was obtained and is briefly described in the present note.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||sharks; rays; Carcharinus limbatus; Cannanore|
|Subjects:||Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Edwin Joseph|
|Deposited On:||17 Aug 2010 00:44|
|Last Modified:||17 Aug 2010 00:44|
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