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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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
Uncontrolled Keywords: Whale shark; Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
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Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 06:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3768

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