Baleen whale in Gulf of Mannar causes death of two fishermen

Silas, E G (1964) Baleen whale in Gulf of Mannar causes death of two fishermen. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society , 61 (3). pp. 683-684.



On 26 May 1961, a local Tamil newspaper Thina Thanthi carried \ a news item of a fishing boat in the Gulf of Mannar off Punnakayal, south of Tuticorin, being attacked by . a large {ish, resulting in the death of two of the five fishermen in the boat In June 1961, while pn tour to Tuticorin, I visited Tiruchendur Government Hospital where the injured were said to have been admitted and also Punnakayal village, to obtain first-hand information about the incident.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Baleen whale; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Marine Environment
Marine Mammals > Whales
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:6923
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Jan 2011 09:35
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