Elasmobranchs

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 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 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 Himantura bleekeri
French Raie
Jap 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 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)