Large Tooth sawfish landed at Malpe Harbour, Karnataka

CMFRI, Mangalore (2013) Large Tooth sawfish landed at Malpe Harbour, Karnataka. CMFRI Newsletter (217). p. 15.


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The large tooth sawfish Pristis microdon of the family Pristidae of Elasmobranch was accidentally caught in trawl net at Malpe Karnataka. The fish weighed about 800kg. This fish is included in the IUCN list and MoEF ban list. Generally the fishermen in Karnataka avoid catching sawfish as it destroys their nets and is considered as a badus omen.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Large Tooth sawfish; landing; Malpe Harbour; Karnataka
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Mangalore
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 11:50
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:36

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