On a whale shark Rhineodon typus smith Landed at Karwar, Karnataka

Pai, M V and Nandakumar, G and Telang, K Y (1983) On a whale shark Rhineodon typus smith Landed at Karwar, Karnataka. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 30 (1). pp. 157-160.

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Abstract

A female whale shark, Rhineodon typus Smith, measuring 8.81 m in total length was landed at Karwar in the third week of January 1981 [reported as measuring 3.81 m in length (Anon 1981)]. This is the first record of such an occurrence in North Kanara District.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:whale shark; shark; Rhineodon typus; Karwar; Karnataka
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:481
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:10 May 2010 12:55
Last Modified:10 May 2010 14:37

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