On a giant devil ray Manta birostris (Walbaum) landed at Tuticorin fishing harbour

Arumugam, G (2002) On a giant devil ray Manta birostris (Walbaum) landed at Tuticorin fishing harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 171 . p. 9.

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Abstract

On 24.03.2001 a giant male devil ray Manta btrostris (Walbaum) was caught at 50 metre depth off Tuticorin in a trawlnet (Fig.). This ray locally called, 'Kombu thirukkai' measured 331 cm in total length and 576 cm breadth, weighed approximately 1850 kgs. The specimen was sold for Rs. 875/- at the landing centre.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Kombu thirukkai
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Ray fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:3749
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Deposited On:17 Sep 2010 12:31
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