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-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity

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    Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2010 11:54
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24

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