Report on the first occurrence of Bathynomus giganteus, a deep sea isopod from the west coast of India

Jacob, A Y and Narayanankutty, V A (2006) Report on the first occurrence of Bathynomus giganteus, a deep sea isopod from the west coast of India. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 187 . pp. 13-15.

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Abstract

A deep sea isopod specimen was collected from Cochin Fisheries Harbour, while unloading the catch on 14.03.2006. The giant isopod was caught by a trawler operated at a depth of 520 meters off Ezhimala, Kannur district of Kerala. The specimen was identified as Bathynomus giganteus (Fig 1A &B) belonging to the order isopoda, suborder flabellifera and family cirulanidae.

Item Type:Article
Official URL/DOI:http://www.cmfri.org.in/
Uncontrolled Keywords:West coast, Bathynomus giganteus
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Isopod
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:4555
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Deposited On:14 Sep 2010 15:30
Last Modified:20 May 2011 15:23

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