Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 30 Issue 1&2

A new record of fantail ray Taeniura melanospila (Bleeker, 1853).

P. Devadoss

Four fantail ray Taeniura melanospila (Bleeker, 1853) measuring between 950 mm and 1800 mm across the disc were recorded at Madras for the first time from the coastal waters of the Indian subcontinent. A detailed description of the ray and morphometric measurements are given in the text.

Date : 31-12-1988