Nair, R V and Dorairaj, K and Soundararajan, R (1973) The record giant moray eel, Thyrsozdea macrura (Bleeker). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 69 (3). pp. 664-667.
While examining the landings of the trawler catches at Rameswaram on the south-east coast of India on 20 July 1971, we came across a female giant Moray Eel, Thyrsoidea nzacrura (Bleeker) which measured 3310 mm in total length in the fresh conditiori and weighed 8-76 kg. The eel was caught at a depth of 5 fathoms off Athankarai (9"21fN., 7g002'E.) by an otter trawl.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||giant moray eel; Thyrsozdea macrura|
|Subjects:||Demersal Fishes > Eels|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||03 Nov 2010 15:28|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2010 15:28|
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