International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research


ISSN: 2456-7248

Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2016)

First record of rare pelagic sting ray, Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Boneparte, 1832) from Visakhapatnam coastal waters, north east coast of India

Author(s): Muddula Krishna N, V Govinda Rao
Abstract: Pelagic stingray, Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Boneparte, 1832) was recorded for the first time from Visakhapatnam coastal waters, India. Three specimens measuring 92- 106 cm TL was collected from Visakhapatnam fish landing centre on 13.03. 2016. Description, morphometric characters of the fish species are provided and data on occurrence of this species in this region are generalized.
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