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
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Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2010 11:13
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4607

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