Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 18 Issue 1

Redescription of the sand shark Nagaprion odontaspis (Fowler) obtained from Minicoy Atoll, Lakshadweep.

M. Rajagopalan and M. M. Meiyappan

Negaprion odontaspis belonging to the Family Carcharhinidae is reported for the first time after its original discovery, based on a juvenile female specimen of 551 mm length obtained from the Minicoy lagoon of the Laccadive Archipelago. The specimen is redescribed and illustrated here.

Date : 30-04-1976