First report on the philopatric migration of bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas in the Pulicut lagoon

Batcha, Hameed and Reddy, P Sita Rami (2007) First report on the philopatric migration of bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas in the Pulicut lagoon. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 191. p. 30.

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Abstract

Bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas were captured by a modified gillnet, made of cotton twine from Pulicat lagoon during 2005-06. The bull sharks exhibit unique philopatric behaviour in the lagoon for parturition. The four specimens caught were all pregnant. The value of the sharks ranged from Rs. 20000-22000.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bull sharks; Carcharhinus leucas; Gill net; Pulicat lagoon; Philopatric; Parturition
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Migration
Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
Depositing User: Users 139 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 10:56
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3512

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