Indian dog shark

Trade Name
:
Indian dog shark
Scientific Name
:
Scoliodon laticaudus
French
:
Requin
Japanese
:
Same, Fuka
Spanish
:
Tiburone
Gear Used
:
Long line
Peak Season
:
September to April
Distribution
:
West and South-East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Gujarat and Maharashtra coasts

White cheeked shark

Trade Name
:
White cheeked shark
Scientific Name
:
Carcharhius dussumieri
French
:
Requin
Japanese
:
Same, Fuka
Spanish
:
Tiburone
Gear Used
:
long line
Peak Season
:
September to April
Distribution
:
West and Souh-East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Gujarat and Maharashtra coasts

Black tip shark

Trade Name
:
Black tip shark
Scientific Name
:
Eulamia spallanzani
French
:
Requin
Japanese
:
Same, Fuka
Spanish
:
Tiburone
Gear Used
:
Hook and Long line, and Trawl net
Peak Season
:
Throughout the year particularly from September to April
Distribution
:
West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Coasts of Kerala , Maharashtra and Gujarat

Hammer head shark

Trade Name
:
Hammer head shark
Scientific Name
:
Sphyrna zygaena
French
:
Requin-marteau
Japanese
:
Shiroshumoko
Spanish
:
Pez martillo
Gear Used
:
Hook and line, and Trawl net
Peak Season
:
January to May
Distribution
:
South-East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Port Novo (Tamil Nadu coast)

Guitar fish

Trade Name
:
Guitar fish
Scientific Name
:
Rhincobatus djeddensis
French
:
Guitare
Japanese
:
Sakatazame
Spanish
:
Guitarra
Gear Used
:
Hook and line
Peak Season
:
December to May
Distribution
:
South-East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Tamil Nadu coast

Whip tail sting ray

Trade Name
:
Whip tail sting ray
Scientific Name
:
Himantura bleekeri
French
:
Raie
Japanese
:
Ei, Kasube
Spanish
:
Raya
Gear Used
:
Hook and line, and Trawl net
Peak Season
:
December to May
Distribution
:
East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Gulf of Mannar

Javanese cow ray

Trade Name
:
Javanese cow ray
Scientific Name
:
Rhinoptera Javanica
French
:
Raie
Japanese
:
Ei, Kasube
Spanish
:
Raya
Gear Used
:
Hook and line, Trawl net and shore seine
Peak Season
:
January to May
Distribution
:
South-East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Cape comorin (Tamil Nadu coast)