On a Smooth Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus. J 758) New to Indian Waters

Devadoss, P and Natarajan, R (1977) On a Smooth Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus. J 758) New to Indian Waters. Current Science, 46 (5). pp. 166-167.

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    Abstract

    A mature female smooth hammerhead shark, Sphyma zygael1a ( Linnaeus), 2 .14 cm TL (T<lbJe I). was collected on 6- 10-1975 from the hook and line fishing operated from the mechanised vessels off Porto Novo at a depth of 80-90 meters. Since hammerheads are ident ified from the shape of head and teeth s truCtures only, the head has been preserved in the museum of the Marine Resea rch Laboratory of Annamalai University, Porto Novo.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Smooth Hammerhead Shark; Sphyrna zygaena; Indian Waters
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2011 10:27
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:41
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6909

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