On five whale sharks landed along the Trivandrum-Kanyakumari coast

Lazarus, S and Joel, J J and Philipose, K K and Vincent, S G (1988) On five whale sharks landed along the Trivandrum-Kanyakumari coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 88. pp. 19-20.

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Five whale sharks Rhiniodon typus Smith, weie landed during April, 1988 at three centres on the southwest coast between St. Andrews in the Trivandrum district of Kerala and Colachel in the Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. The five specimens were landed within 14 days within a coastal stretch of about 70 km caught from less than 15 m depth.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Whale Sharks; Rhiniodon typus; Sucker Fish; Shore Seine
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
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Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2010 08:09
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:21
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3196

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