Report on juvenile of whale shark landed along the southern part of the west coast of India

Pillai, S Krishna and Joel, J J (1996) Report on juvenile of whale shark landed along the southern part of the west coast of India. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 143 . pp. 27-28.

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Abstract

The capture of whale shark Rhiniodon typus (Smith) in the Indian coastal waters has been reported on several occasions and has reviewed the records of occurrence in the Indian waters. The present report adds information on three more juvenile whale sharks caught subsequently one at Mela Midalam, Kanyakumari district and the other two along the Trivandrum coast.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rhiniodon typus; whale shark; juvenile; west coast of India
Subjects:Marine Fisheries > Conservation
Marine Fisheries
Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
CMFRI-Vizhinjam
ID Code:3831
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Deposited On:25 Sep 2010 17:22
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