Unusual landing of the whitetip reef shark Triaenodon obesus at Cochin Fisheries Harbour

Sobhana, K S and Seetha, P K and Kishore, T G and Divya, D D and Najmudeen, T M and Nair, Rekha J and Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe and Zacharia, P U (2013) Unusual landing of the whitetip reef shark Triaenodon obesus at Cochin Fisheries Harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (215). pp. 31-32.

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    Abstract

    T. obesus, the only member of its genus, is a small shark usually not exceeding 1.6 m in length. This species is easily recognisable by its slender body and short but broad head, tubular skin flaps beside the nostrils, and white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Unusual landing; whitetip reef shark; Triaenodon obesus; Cochin Fisheries Harbour
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2013 08:10
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9440

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