On the stranding of Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis along Gulf of Mannar coast

Mohamad Kasim, H and Balasubramanian, T S (1989) On the stranding of Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis along Gulf of Mannar coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 95 . pp. 12-14.

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Abstract

An incidence of stranding of Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis has been observed at Kayalpatnam in Gulf of Mannar. This region appears to be known for such occurrences as seen from the earlier records. Gulf of Mannar is being frequented by different whales such as Blue whale, Sperm whale, Rorqual whale, Sei whale etc., on their migration towards the Indian and Sri Lankan coasts for the purpose of breeding.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sei Whale; Balaenoptera borealis; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:3068
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Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 09:41
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