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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||West coast, Bathynomus giganteus|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Isopod|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
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|Deposited On:||14 Sep 2010 15:30|
|Last Modified:||20 May 2011 15:23|
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