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.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Article7.pdf

Download (192kB)
Official URL: http://www.cmfri.com/
Related URLs: http://www.cmfri.com/

Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sei whale; Rameswaram; Palk Bay coast
Subjects: Marine Mammals > Sperm whales
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
Depositing User: Users 135 not found.
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2010 06:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3774

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item