Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India

Akhilesh, K V and Bineesh, K K and Rajool Shanis, C P and Human, B and Ganga, U (2011) Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India. Zootaxa, 2781. pp. 40-48.

[img] PDF
Akhilesh_et_al_2011_Rare_shark_Halaelurus_quagga.pdf
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (600kB) | Request a copy
Related URLs:

    Abstract

    The present paper reports the first record of occurrence in the Arabian Sea and extension of distribution of Meganthias filiferus from the Thailand coast of the eastern Indian Ocean. A single specimen measuring 211 mm SL was collected from a commercial trawler operating in the Arabian Sea off the south-western coast of India during August 2008. The two known specimens of this rare species are compared

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Rediscovery; description; quagga shark; Halaelurus quagga; Chondrichthyes; Scyliorhinidae; southwest coast; India
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2011 04:43
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:51
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8799

    Actions (login required)

    View Item View Item