Akhilesh, K V and Manjebrayakath, Hashim and Ganga, U and Bineesh, K K and Rajool Shanis, C P (2008) Morphometric characteristics of the pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832) caught off Cochin, southwest coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 50 (2). pp. 235-237.
The morphometric characteristics of the pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832) are described for the first time from the Indian waters. The specimen was collected at Cochin in August, 2008. The mature male specimen measured 102 cm in total length, 47 cm in disc width, 35 cm in disc length and weighed 2.5 kg. The morphometric characteristics of the specimen were very similar to that described from the North Sea.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Dasyatidae; stingray; Pteroplatytrygon violacea; Indian Ocean|
|Subjects:||Demersal Fishes > Ray fisheries|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||09 Aug 2010 17:18|
|Last Modified:||13 Jul 2011 15:04|
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