TITLE

FIRST RECORD OF THE GREY REEF SHARK CARCHARHINUS AMBLYRHYNCHOS, (BLEEKER, 1856) (CARCHARHINIFORMES: CARCHARHINIDAE) FROM THE LAKSHADWEEP SEA, INDIA

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, K. V. Aneesh; Khanolkar, S. Paresh; Pravin, P.; Meenakumari, B.; Radhakrishnan, E. V.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Threatened Taxa;Jan2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p3580
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the first record of the captured Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos grey reef shark at the Lakshadweep Sea in India. It says that the shark has been caught by fishermen from longline operation off with the use of 3.4 Sun Japanese tune hook on November 25, 2010. It mentions that the shark has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Animals as one of the near threatened species.
ACCESSION #
86062904

 

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