Inaugural Address: Workshop on Marine Mammal Stranding

Silas, E G (2010) Inaugural Address: Workshop on Marine Mammal Stranding. Workshop on Marine Mammal Stranding . pp. 1-3.



I recall the mid-seventies of the last century when I initiated the system of recording Stranding of marine mammals along the Indian Coast and the Lakshadweep and Andaman Nicobar Islands. This was a time when marine fisheries was meant to deal with only finfishes, crustaceans, shell fish and sea weed, Marine mammals wa outside the scope of fisheries. I was asked many a times as to why marine mammal studies should be undertaken as there were organizations, such as the Zoological Survey of India who could do this

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Inaugural Address; Workshop; Marine Mammal Stranding
Subjects:Marine Mammals
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8534
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:27 May 2011 15:04
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