Stranding of Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis (Lesson) at Jaffarabad coast.

Nair, K V Somasekharan and Chakraborty, Rekha D and Bhint, H M and Thumber, B P (2004) Stranding of Sei whale Balaenoptera borealis (Lesson) at Jaffarabad coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 182 .

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Abstract

Balaenoptera borealis (Lesson) was stranded at Jaffrabad on the third week of Sep. 03. The carcass was highly decomposed. As no injury was noticed , it can be presumed that mortality might have occurred due to natural causes in the mid sea, after which it was washed ashore.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:strandings,carcass
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Veraval
ID Code:4526
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 12:24
Last Modified:26 Dec 2013 12:45

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