Mohanraj, G and Somaraju, M V and Rao, C V Seshagiri (1995) A blue whale Balaenoptera musculus landed at Mangamaripeta, north of Visakhapatnam. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 137 . p. 17.
A live male Blue whale Balaenoptera musculus Linnaeus locally called "papper meenu" measuring 12.17 m in total length was entangled accidentally on 9th May 1994 in a synthetic drift gillnet operated by a mechanised-cum-sail craft at a depth of 50 metres off Mangamaripeta which is situated 12 km north of Visakhapatnam. The fishermen towed the Blue whale to the Mangamaripeta marine fish landing centre.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Blue whale; Balaenoptera musculus; stranding; morphometric measurements; Vishakhapatnam|
|Subjects:||Marine Fisheries > Conservation|
Marine Mammals > Whales
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|Deposited On:||27 Sep 2010 16:16|
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