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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shark; Malabar Coast; Hemipristis elongatus
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 06:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3670

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