On a young sea cow killed at Periapatnam, Gulf of Mannar

Pillai, S Krishna and Badrudeen, M (1991) On a young sea cow killed at Periapatnam, Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 108 . p. 17.

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A young dugong was killed by the fishermen of Periapatnam in the inshore waters of Gulf of Mannar (depth 2 m, distance from the shore 2 km) near periapatnam. It weighed about 60 kg and had a total length of 155 cm. Meat was sold at Rs. 30.00 per kg in Periapatnam. The Dugong measuring 155 cm killed at Periapatnam, would have taken about five and a half years to attain that size.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:young sea cow; Periapatnam; Dugong; hurled dynamite sticks
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Sea cow
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:4607
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Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 16:43
Last Modified:21 Aug 2013 15:56

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