Stranding of a whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Smith) at Pamban, Gulf of Mannar

Venkatesan, V and Ramamoorthy, N and Boominathan, N and Gandhi, A (2008) Stranding of a whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Smith) at Pamban, Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. (198). pp. 19-22.

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Abstract

The stranding of whale sharks in shallow waters along the Indian coast is not uncommon. Whale shark is listed as an endangered species as per the IUCN Red List (2000).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:whale shark; Rhincodon typus; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:3792
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:04 Sep 2010 11:12
Last Modified:29 Aug 2011 15:06

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