Mani, P T (2011) Unusual landing of whale shark Rhincodon typus at Neendakara Fisheries Harbour, Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service (207). p. 39.
On 29-01-2010, a whale shark (Rhincodon typus) was landed at Neendakara Fisheries Harbour in Kollam District, Kerala. The shark was caught in Hooks and Line off Chavara. The specimen landed was a juvenile female shark measuring 4.15 m (TL) and 0.83 m (maximum body depth), weighing around 450 kg. The fish was hurriedly put in a lorry and taken away and hence detailed measurements could not be taken.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Unusual landing; whale shark; Rhincodon typus; Neendakara Fisheries Harbour; Kerala|
|Subjects:||Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation|
Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||07 Mar 2012 09:43|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2012 09:43|
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