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-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:6909
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:12 Jan 2011 15:57
Last Modified:12 Jan 2011 15:57

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