Rare occurrence of the bramble shark Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788) along the Veraval coast

Thangavelu, R and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Mohamed, Gulshad and Zala, M S and Dhokia, H K and Avinash, R and Fofandi, Mahendra (2009) Rare occurrence of the bramble shark Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788) along the Veraval coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Series (202). pp. 17-18.

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Abstract

A spiny shark or bramble shark Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788) was caught in trawl operated near Pakistan border off Veraval coast (Fig. 1). E. brucus is exclusively marine, inhabiting deep waters. It is also called sluggish bottom shark, sometimes occurring in shallow waters, especially on the continental and insular shelves and upper slopes upto 900 m depth.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:bramble shark; Echinorhinus brucus; Veraval coast
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Veraval
ID Code:6476
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:18 Nov 2010 14:39
Last Modified:27 Jan 2011 14:14

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