Rare occurrence of diamond back squid Thysanoteuthis rhombus (Troschel, 1867) off Chennai coast

Batcha, Hameed and Thangavelu, R and Poovannan, P and Srinivasan, G (2009) Rare occurrence of diamond back squid Thysanoteuthis rhombus (Troschel, 1867) off Chennai coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (201). pp. 14-15.

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A single female specimen of diamond back squid Thysanoteuthis rhombus (Troschel, 1857) locally called 'thalan kadama' was recorded for the first time in the landings of Kasimedu Fishing Harbour on 9.7.2008. The squid was caught in the drift gill net operated off north Chennai at a depth of around 100 m.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:diamond back squid; thalan kadama; Chennai
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:4195
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 13:32
Last Modified:16 Sep 2010 13:32

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