Smallest whale shark recorded

CMFRI, Kochi (2002) Smallest whale shark recorded. CMFRI Newsletter No.96 July- December 2002, 96. p. 3.


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Juvenile of the whale shark, Rlwicodon typos Smith, the largest living fish (18 m TL) in the oceans and a species under threat included in the IUCN Red List (2000) was entangled in the gill net set for sardines by about 0600 hrs on 26 December at Vizhinjam fish landing centre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: whale shark
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 09:13
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:39

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