On the mass stranding of dolphins at Vellapatty near Tuticorin in the Gulf of Mannar.

Balasubramanian, T S and Chellam, A and Muthiah, P and Gurusamy, R and Srinivasagam, K (2000) On the mass stranding of dolphins at Vellapatty near Tuticorin in the Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 163 . pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

The mass stranding of dolphins is not a rare phenomenon along the Indian coast. On 28-06-99 a total of 42 no of dolphins stranded at Vellapatty near Tuticorin in the Gulf of Mannar. The dolphins were identified as Sousa chinnensis (Osbeck), the hump-back dolphin (28 Nos) and Stenella longtrostris Gray, the spinner dolphin (9 Nos).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mass stranding; Dolphins; Gulf of Mannar; Tuticorin; Vellapatty
Subjects:Marine Mammals
Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:3460
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Deposited On:18 Sep 2010 11:53
Last Modified:18 Sep 2010 11:53

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