Balasubramanian, T S and Easterson, D C V (2000) On the stranding of Risso’s dolphins and a sea cow along Tuticorin coast in Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 166. p. 20.
On 26.6.’99 one Risso’s dolphin Grampus griseus was accidentally caught by drift gill net operated off Punnaikkayal at a depth of 10-15m. The specimen was a female measuring 2.63m and weighing approximately 210 kg. Thera are no earlier reports on the stranding of the species along the Gulf of Mannar. A male sea cow Dugong dugon measuring 1.21m in length and weighing approximately 30 kg was accidentally caught on 14.1.2000 at a depth of 30-40m in drift gill net.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||stranding; Risso’s dolphins; sea cow; Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar|
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