Dolphin fishes

Pillai, P K Mahadevan (1980) Dolphin fishes. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 21 . pp. 6-7.

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Abstract

Dolphins are the true mammals of the seas and are larger pelagic species of the high seas living in tropical and temperate waters. They were popularly termed dolphin fishes. It possesses the combination of various unique characters. Mammals and fishes live in the same area but also have a similarity in shape and in the habit of jumping above water. They were caught by trolling lines, they are also landed by purse-seiners and floating traps.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dolphin; Coryphaenidae; mammals; tropical and temperate waters
Subjects:Marine Mammals
Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:3291
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Deposited On:20 Sep 2010 17:19
Last Modified:20 Sep 2010 17:19

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