Incidence of Shark Wounded By Plastic Bands

Mohamad Kasim, H and Balasubramanian, T S and Ameer Hamsa, K M S and Rajapackiam, S (1991) Incidence of Shark Wounded By Plastic Bands. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 114. pp. 37-38.


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Shark with either rings or plastic belts around their necks have been reported in commercial fish landings along the east and west coast of India. One such shark was landed at Punnakayal landing center on 13-02 1991 caught by long line with large hooks, operated by Tuticorin type mechanized plank built boats at depth of 30m. and was identified as a tiger shark Galeocerda cuvieri

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shark; plastic bands; punnakayal; landing; hooks
Subjects: Marine Environment > Marine Pollution
Elasmobranch Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
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Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2010 06:08
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27

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