Whale shark, Rhinocodon typus (Smith) landed at Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar

Arumugam, G and Balasubramanian, T S (2003) Whale shark, Rhinocodon typus (Smith) landed at Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 175. p. 14.

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Abstract

Paper is reporting the morphometric measurements of a male whale shark Rhinocodon typus measuring 4.45 m and weighing approximately 1.5 t got entangled in a nylon net at a depth of 90-100 m,operated for tuna and allied species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Whale shark; Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar; morphometric measurements
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
Depositing User: Users 134 not found.
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 08:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4371

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