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
Depositing User: Users 140 not found.
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2010 07:01
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3749

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