Report on a sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus (Linnaeus) caught at Chennai coast

Nammalwar, P and Mohanraj, G and Batcha, Hameed and Gomathy, S (2002) Report on a sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus (Linnaeus) caught at Chennai coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 173 . pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

In Indian Ocean, sperm whales are distributed in substantial numbers near Madagascar, Mahe banks. East and West coast of India and off Sri Lanka. Instances of sperm whales caught / stranded / sighted are reported from Mahabalipuram, Madras, Tranquebar, Nagapattinam, Pondicherry, Pamban, Manauli Island, Krusadai Island, Quilon, Karwar, Mangalore and Kalpeni

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Madagascar; Mahe banks
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3492
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Deposited On:18 Sep 2010 13:55
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