Baleen whale washed ashore at Dona Paula, Goa

Shetty, C Prakash and Dinesh, C K and Kakati, V S and Sreeram, Miriam Paul (2009) Baleen whale washed ashore at Dona Paula, Goa. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (201). p. 30.

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Abstract

A baleen whale measuring 12.12 m was found washed ashore on Dona Paula Beach, Goa on 18th June 2008 in a highly putrefied condition. The carcass was towed to deeper waters and disposed off by the Panjim Corporation as the foul smell was a deterrent to tourism at this popular beach.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dona Paula; Baleen whale; Panjim Corporation
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Karwar
ID Code:4258
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Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 13:02
Last Modified:20 Aug 2011 16:51

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