Landing of a Hammerhead shark Sphyma zygaena (Linnaeus) at Therkuvadi (Gulf of Mannar

Gandhi, A (1998) Landing of a Hammerhead shark Sphyma zygaena (Linnaeus) at Therkuvadi (Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 154 . p. 17.

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Abstract

On 15th November 1997, a trawler landed a gigantic female hammerhead shark Sphyma zygaena (Linnaeus) locally called as 'Komban shura' at Therkuvadi landing centre. The fish measured 2.75 m in total length and weighed 381 kg.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Landing; Hammerhead shark; Sphyma zygaena; Therkuvadi; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:2985
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Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 14:25
Last Modified:23 Jul 2014 15:36

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