Hypolophus sephen   (Forsskal,  1775) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Rajiformes
Family:Dasyatidae

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Description
Size: 122 cm disc width


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Adal Thirikkai (Tamil)
• Adathirukkai (Tamil)
• Adavalan Tiriki (Tamil)
• Athuthirukkai (Malayalam)
• Drab Stingray (English)
• Elathirukkai (Tamil)
• Frill Tailed Sting Ray (English)
• Goval Pakat (Marathi)
• Kottar Thorake (Kannada)
• Kottivalen Therandi (Malayalam)
• Madi (Mahl)
• Olaival Thirukkai (Tamil)
• Olapadayan Thirandi (Malayalam)
• Olavalan Thirandi (Malayalam)
• Padaiyan Therandee (Malayalam)
• Puzhian Thirukkai (Malayalam)
• Velugiri Tenkee (Telugu)
• Wolga Tenkee (Telugu)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 10/1999-11/2000)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 6.75) (Long: 92.16) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 13.75) (Long: 94.25) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rama Rao, KV (1995) Pisces Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 483-506 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Elasmodiver.com: Shark and ray information around the world Available at - http://www.elasmodiver.com/elasmodiver_home.htm
  • Sujatha, K (2002) Batoid fishes off Visakhapatnam, north east coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 44(1 & 2) 155-162 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Das, P; De, SP; Bhowmik, RM; Pandit, IK; Sengupta, R; Nandi, AC; Thakurta, SC and Saha, S (2007) Piscine diversity of West Bengal Fishing chimes 27(5) 15-28 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Roy, SD; Rajan, PT and Soundararajan, S (2006) Marine food fishes of Andaman and Nicobar islands Fishing Chimes 25(10) 108-110 Available at - NIO, Goa

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