Occurrence of whale shark off south Andhra coast

Ramalingam, P and Somayajulu, K R and Dhanaraju, K and Burayya, N and Abbulu, V and Ellithathyya, Ch. and Rao, T Nageswara (1993) Occurrence of whale shark off south Andhra coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 121 . p. 12.



The whale shark Rhincodon typus known to occur In the Indian seas is occasionally caught by gill-nets, purse-seines and trawls. A male whale shark measuring 4.45 m in length caught in a trawlnet on 24-9-1992 at a depth of about 40m off Anthervedi Palli Palem, nearly 100 km south of Kakinada was landed at Kakinada.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:whale shark; Rhincodon typus; Kakinada; India
Subjects:Elasmobranch Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3468
Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 13:32
Last Modified:11 May 2012 11:31

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