On two large specimens of devil ray Manta birostris (Walbaum)landed at Tuticorin

Gurusamy, R and Balasubramanian, T S (1994) On two large specimens of devil ray Manta birostris (Walbaum)landed at Tuticorin. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 127 . p. 15.

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Two female specimens of devil ray locally known as 'Kombu thirukkai' measuring 3020 and 3050 mm in total length and 5670 and 5700 mm in breadth respectively were landed at Tuticorin North fish landing centre on 29.03/93 The approximate weight of the two rays was 1375 and 1425 kg. The specimens were auctioned for Rs.550/- and Rs.600/- respectively at the fish landing centre.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Devil Ray; Manta Birostris; Tuticorin
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Ray fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3364
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Deposited On:29 Sep 2010 10:42
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