Manta ray fished out of Machilipatnam, likely to be auctioned

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  17 Jun 2020 9:26 AM GMT
Manta ray fished out of Machilipatnam, likely to be auctioned

Krishna: A giant Manta ray weighing approximately over two tonnes, was caught in the blue waters near Gilakaladindi area of Machilipatnam in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday evening.

The fishermen say that the they will auction the giant Manta gray fish and it will be sold for at least Rs 50,000.

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The Manta ray was caught near Gilakaladindi area by a fishing trawler. Owing to its size and rarity, people may cough up more money for giant fish, the fishermen added.

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Meanwhile the Manta ray was put to display by the fishermen.People were left astounded when they saw the rare catch.

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