Whale shark Rhiniodon typus landed at Kollam

Sijo Paul, (2006) Whale shark Rhiniodon typus landed at Kollam. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 190 . p. 22.

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On 12.9.06 a whale shark got entrapped in a trawl net while fishing off kollam at a depth of 46m. The fish was brought to Sakthikulangara Fisheries Harbour. The male shark measured 445 cm in total length and weighed approximately 2 tonnes. Later it was sold for Rs.1000/-

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rhiniodon typus; Kollam
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3910
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 12:18
Last Modified:28 Mar 2012 11:42

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