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
    Uncontrolled Keywords: West coast, Bathynomus giganteus
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Isopod
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Users 136 not found.
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2010 10:00
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4555

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