Landing of whale shark Rhiniodon typus at the Kakinada coast

Ellithathyya, Ch. (1996) Landing of whale shark Rhiniodon typus at the Kakinada coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 143. p. 27.


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One male whale shark Rhiniodon typus entangled accidentally in a nylon gill net (monofilament) at a depth of 15 metres, 10 kms away from the shore of Mayapatnam in Uppada region on 6-2-'96 was landed on 7-2-1996. The morphometric measurements (in cm) of the whale shark are given.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rhiniodon typus; whale shark; morphometrics; Kakinada
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Conservation
Marine Biodiversity
Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity

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Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2010 11:54
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