Stranding of a whale (Balaenoptera sp.) At Murdeshwar Beach, Uttar Kannad district of Karnataka

Arghekar, V Udaya (2001) Stranding of a whale (Balaenoptera sp.) At Murdeshwar Beach, Uttar Kannad district of Karnataka. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 169 . p. 13.

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Abstract

A baleen whale, Balaenoptera sp. was found washed ashore, dead at Murdeshwar beach north of Bhatkal on 10.1.2001. The whale was reported to be found dead and floating in the inshore waters off Honavar for about one week before it was washed ashore. The carcass was in highly decomposed state and detailed measurements could not be made.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Murdeshwar Beach; Balaenoptera
Subjects:Marine Mammals
Marine Mammals > Whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:3658
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Deposited On:17 Sep 2010 17:15
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 11:36

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