Whaleshark, Rhincodon typus (Smith) landed at Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar

Arumugam, G and Balasubramanian, T S and Chellappa, M (2004) Whaleshark, Rhincodon typus (Smith) landed at Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 180 . pp. 14-15.

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Abstract

On 30-7-2003 a male whale shark Rhyncodon typus measuring 4.78m and weighing approximately 1.7t was caught by a trawler operated at a depth of 70m and 28km away from the shore.

Item Type:Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords:Whale shark; Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:3768
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Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 12:12
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