On the stranding of a young fin whale at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Joel, J J and Ebenezer, I P and Paul Sigamony, P and Prosper, A (1996) On the stranding of a young fin whale at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 141. p. 19.

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    Abstract

    A 6.8 m long Fin whsde, Balaenoptera physalus. commonly known as Common rorqual or Razor-back, and one among baleen whales which fall within the cetacean family Balaenopteridae (Rorquals) was stranded at Kanyakumari on 20-11-1995 at 1530 hours about 100 m away from Gandhi Mandapam at its western side.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: fin whale; Kanyakumari; Tamil Nadu; India
    Subjects: Marine Mammals
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Users 133 not found.
    Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 09:18
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3440

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