On a bramble shark with 52 embryos

Joel, J J and Ebenezer, I P (1991) On a bramble shark with 52 embryos. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 108 . p. 15.

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Abstract

The bramble shark is known to be a deep water species, also occurring in shallow water and along continental slopes at depths from 18 to 900 m. two female specimens of the bramble shark, Echinorhinus brucus measuring 262 and 220 cm total length and weighing respecitively 120 and 80 kg were caught off Thoothoor, a fishing village of Kanyakumari district, by hooks and line at about 100 m depth. The present specimen, caught in October, had at least 52 well-developed embryos.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:bramble shark; Echinorhinus brucus; Thoothoor; hooks and line
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Vizhinjam
ID Code:4601
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Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 16:56
Last Modified:15 Sep 2010 16:56

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