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)
ID Code:3512
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 16:26
Last Modified:26 Dec 2013 12:35

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