Dolphin killed by the propeller of a trawler

Pillai, S Krishna and Lipton, A P (1996) Dolphin killed by the propeller of a trawler. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 141. p. 18.


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The dolphins occur commonly near Mandapam In the Gulf of Mannar. Several instances of their getting caught accidentally in gill nets, trawl nets and their occasional strandings in Mandapam and nearby places have been reported earlier.On 10-4-1991 a male dolphin [Delphinus delphis) with caudal peduncle and flukes severed probably by the propeller of a trawler was washed ashore near the Indo- Norwegian project Jetty at Mandapam.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dolphin; trawler; India
Subjects: Marine Mammals
Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 07:57
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22

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