Research needs for the better management of dolphins and dugongs of Indian coast

Lal Mohan, R S (1991) Research needs for the better management of dolphins and dugongs of Indian coast. CMFRI Bulletin National Symposium on Research and Development in Marine Fisheries Sessions V, VI, VII 1987, 44 (3). pp. 662-666.

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Abstract

Taxonomy, age and growth, length range, reproductive biology, population parameters, seasons of occurrence and by catch of dolphins and dugong are discussed. The research needs and areas requiring urgent attention are brought to focus. Suggestions are made for designing gill nets that can be detected by dolphins and preventing them from getting entangled. Safe guarding the habitat of dolphins and dugongs from degradation Is suggested.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Management; dolphins; dugongs; Indian coast
Subjects: Marine Mammals > Sea cow
Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 06:16
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3124

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