Devil ray Manta birostris landed at Chennai Fishing Harbour

Rajapackiam, S and Gomathy, S and Jaiganesh, P (2007) Devil ray Manta birostris landed at Chennai Fishing Harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 191 . pp. 29-30.



Female devil ray Manta birostris measuring 5.2 m in width, 2.1 m in length, weighing 1050 kg. was landed at Chennai fishing harbour by a mechanised gill net. The devil ray has been reported on 23 occasions along the Indian coast. The landings were mainly during March and April. The devil rays M. birostris were caught mainly by gill net. Maximum number was landed at Tuticorin.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Female devil ray; Manta birostris; Chennai fishing harbour; Gill net; Tuticorin
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Ray fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3508
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 16:29
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 16:29

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