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
ID Code:4371
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Deposited On:08 Sep 2010 14:07
Last Modified:08 Sep 2010 14:07

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