Jeyabaskaran, R and Sijo Paul, and Vivekanandan, E and Yousuf, K S S M (2011) First record of pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874 from India with a review of their occurrence in the World Oceans. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 53 (2). pp. 208-217.
The pygmy killer whale Feresa attenuata Gray, 1874 has been reported from Munambam fishing harbour, Kochi for the first time in India. Two specimens, one adult of 2.2 m total length and a calf of 1.5 m were recorded. The sighting/ stranding records from 115 data sets of pygmy killer whales around the world have been documented in the paper. The range of distribution of this species is discussed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Pygmy killer whale; India; world occurrence; stranding|
|Subjects:||Marine Mammals > Whales|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Depositing User:||Arun Surendran|
|Date Deposited:||14 Feb 2012 04:16|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:51|
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