Marine Mammal Species of India

Vivekanandan, E and Jeyabaskaran, R (2012) Marine Mammal Species of India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi.

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Abstract

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute has collected and published information on occasional strandings, sightings and gear entanglement of marine mammals for more than 50 years from a vast network of trained field staff located at its research and field centres along the entire Indian coast. More than 85% of the publications on marine mammals in India are by the CMFRI. To create interest and awareness among students, researchers, naturalists and conservationists on marine mammals occurring in the Indian seas, the researchers of CMFRI have prepared species profile, which provides basic and interesting information on these charismatic animals. They have presented results of research projects on marine mammals and compiled available information from a large body of literature so that this publication serves as a source of ready reference to those interested on marine mammals. This publication will pave the way for producing a large number of marine mammalogists in the country to undertake advanced research on marine mammals in India and in the region as well.

Item Type:Book
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine Mammals; India; CMFRI; whale; dolphin; sea cow;
Subjects:Marine Mammals
CMFRI Books
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:9036
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:11 Sep 2012 11:20
Last Modified:10 Oct 2013 16:40

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