Observations on whale shark Rhineodon typus (Smith) caught at Pamban, Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar

Kasinathan, C and Muniyandi, K and Bose, M and Gandhi, A (2002) Observations on whale shark Rhineodon typus (Smith) caught at Pamban, Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 174 . pp. 12-13.

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Abstract

A male whale shark Rhineodon typus of 688 cm in total length caught in a No.4 gill net was landed on 20-01 -2001 at Pamban light house landing centre. The whale shark was estimated to weigh around 1.5 tonnes.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rhineodon typus; Pamban; Palk Bay; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:3643
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Deposited On:18 Sep 2010 14:39
Last Modified:23 Jul 2014 15:33

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