Rajapackiam, S and Balasubramanian, T S and Arumugam, G (1990) On a large Devil ray Manta birostris landed at Tuticorin. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 106 . p. 11.
Two of Devil ray measuring 2.17 and 2.11m in total length and 5.54 and 5.25 min breadth respectively were caught from the inshore waters of Tuticorin at a depth of 50 m by gill net operated from Tuticorin type of boat. It was identified as Mania birostis locally known as ' Kotnbu thirukai'.While the former was a female weighing 1,200 kg. The latter was a male weighing 1,150 kg. Both the specimens were auctioned for Rs. 400/- at the landing centre.
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