Giant sized rays landed at Cochin Fisheries Harbour

Nair, Rekha J and Wilson, Livi and Ramprasath, M R and Radhakrishnan, M and Seetha, P K and Sunil, K T S and Zacharia, P U (2017) Giant sized rays landed at Cochin Fisheries Harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (232). pp. 28-29.

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    Abstract

    On 4th March 2017, three huge rays - two Mobula tarpacana and one Manta birostris were landed at Cochin Fisheries Harbour. They were caught in long lines, which were operated for skipjack tuna. These rays caught off Ratnagiri coast at a depth of 500m weighed around 400 kg each. Of these, Mobula tarpacana locally called 'Kakkathirandi' measured 2.4 m in disc width (DW).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Giant sized rays; landing; Cochin Fisheries Harbour
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Ray fisheries
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    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: 05 Mar 2018 10:37
    Last Modified: 05 Mar 2018 10:37
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12650

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