First record of snaggletooth shark, Hemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger,1871) from Malabar Coast

Manojkumar, P P and Pavithran, P P (2004) First record of snaggletooth shark, Hemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger,1871) from Malabar Coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 180 . pp. 13-14.

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Abstract

Unusual landings of the shark,Hemipristis elongatus by multi-day trawlers were noticed for the first time along Malabar Coast in September,2003.It is aslender bodied shark with a long broadly rounded snout;large cured,saw-edged teeth in the upper jaw and hooked lower teeth protruding from mouth.Fins are strongly cured.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Shark; Malabar Coast; Hemipristis elongatus
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:3670
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Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 12:16
Last Modified:22 Sep 2010 12:16

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