A rare landing of a large sawfish at Thikkodi, Calicut.

Manojkumar, P P and Nasser, A K V and Chandran, K (2002) A rare landing of a large sawfish at Thikkodi, Calicut. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 172 . pp. 7-8.

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Abstract

Sawfishes belonging to the family Rajidae usually occur in deeper waters beyond 80m depth. They are irregularly distributed along the Indian coast. The fishery for this species is not fully established. In India they are generally caught in hook & line from a depth of 80 to 150m.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sawfishes; Indian coast
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Kozhikode
ID Code:3009
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Deposited On:18 Sep 2010 16:19
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 11:27

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