On a Sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis stranded at Narikuzhi near Rameswaram along the Palk Bay coast

Kasinathan, C and Ramamoorthy, N (2004) On a Sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis stranded at Narikuzhi near Rameswaram along the Palk Bay coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 180 . p. 15.

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A male sei whale,Balaenoptera borealis was stranded at Narikuzhi near Rameswaram along the Palk Bay coast on 1-1-2003.The total length of the whale was 15 metres with an approximate weight of 12 tonnes. The whale might have died in the mid sea,most probably due to collision with afishing boat.There were injuries in the notch of the caudal fluke and flipper region.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Sei whale; Rameswaram; Palk Bay coast
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
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ID Code:3774
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Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 12:10
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