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
ID Code:3440
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Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 14:48
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