Tag Archive for 'ray'

Guernsey fisherman captures unusual ray north of the island

March 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

While trawling four miles north of Guernsey at 3 pm on 7 March 2011 Pierro Le Cheminant on the Guernsey trawler Amy Blue landed a very pale ray that may be an albino blonde ray, Raja brachyura. Having never seen such a pale ray before Mr. Le Cheminant decided to resuscitate the fish.  Had he […]

Recreational fisherman lands large stingray near Vermerette off Herm Island on 18 October 2009

October 19th, 2009 by Richard Lord

A recreational angler caught a 59 lb exactly (26.76 kgs.) female stingray, Dasyatis pastinaca, in shallow water near Vermerette off Herm’s west coast (about 400 yards from Herm harbour) just before low water on the afternoon of Sunday 18 October 2009. The ray had a total length of 124 cm and a disc width of […]