On a sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) washed ashore at Honnegadde

Bhatkal, Ganesh (2006) On a sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) washed ashore at Honnegadde. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189. p. 26.


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A sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, was found washed ashore dead at Honnegadde landing centre, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, on 31st May 2006 during morning hours. The total length of the whale was about 35 ft. and weighing about 3.5 tonnes. A baleen whale was also found washed ashore on 8th May2006 at Murudeshwara landing centre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sperm whale; Physeter macrocephalus; Honnegadde; Karnataka
Subjects: Marine Mammals
Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 09:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3715

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