A giant whale shark (Rhincodon typus) caught at Chennai Fisheries Harbour

Rajapackiam, S and Mohan, S (2006) A giant whale shark (Rhincodon typus) caught at Chennai Fisheries Harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189 . pp. 25-26.

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A male whale shark, Rhincodon typus, was landed at Chennai Fisheries Harbour on 7th July 2006, measuring 8.1 meter in length and weighing approximately 4 tonnes. It was caught in mechanized gill net operated 25 km northeast of Chennai coast at a depth of 40 meter. It was brought to the shore at Chennai Kasimedu Landing Centre

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Giant whale shark; Rhincodon typus; Fisheries Harbour; Chennai
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries
Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3710
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 15:35
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 15:35

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