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Thailand's last surviving shovel-nose ray slain


Thailand's last surviving shovel-nose ray (Rhynchobatus djiddensis) has been slayed near Koh Lanta . He was trapped on Nov 4th 2001 in a fishing net off Ko Lanta. two days later he sold at a market in Trang for 800 Thai Baht.

Thanks to Myrte Fluitsma for having spotted it in February 2001 at Hin Bidah.

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