Juvenile whale shark, Rhinocodon typus (Smith) caught at Vizhinjam

Gopakumar, G and Ajith Kumar, T T and Krishnapriyan, M (2003) Juvenile whale shark, Rhinocodon typus (Smith) caught at Vizhinjam. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 175. p. 11.


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The present report is based on the landing of a juvenile whale shark in live condition entangled in Chala vala (gill net for sardines), on 26.12.2002 at Vizhinjam fish landing center. This paper also describes the morphometric measurements (in cm) of the whale juvenile shark in detail.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Juvenile whale shark; morphometric measurements; IUCN red list;
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 08:41
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4292

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