Narcine maculata   (Shaw)  1804 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Elasmobranchii

Image copyrights: FAO

Size: 17 cm disc width

Synonym (s)
Narcine indica Day, 1865
Narcine indica Day, 1878
Narcine indica Henle, 1834
Narcine indica Jerdon, 1851
Narcine indica Misra, 1952
Narcine indica Misra & Menon, 1958
Narcine indica Norman, 1939
Narcine indica Prashad, 1920
Narcine indica Setna & Sarangdhar, 1946
Narcine maculata Fowler, 1941
Narcine maculata Fowler, 1938
Raja bicolor Shaw, 1804
Raja maculata Shaw, 1804
Narcine firma Garman, 1913
(Junior synonym)
Narcine indica (non Henle), 1834
(Misapplied name)
Narcine maculata (Shaw, 1804)
(Senior synonym)
Raja maculata Shaw, 1804
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 10/1999-11/2000)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA (Record: 2008)
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Misra, KS (1969) Fauna of India Published by the Manager Of Publications Delhi 1 276 pp
  • Venkatraman, K; Srinivasan, M; Satyanarayana, CH and Prabhakar D (2002) Faunal diversity of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve Conservation area series 15 ZSI 77 pp; VIII pla Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at -
  • Suppa, M; Suebsin, S; Suri, V and Songsirikul, T (1997) Checklist of fishes in Thailand Office of Environmental Policy and Planning 1-353 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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

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