Kumar, R.R. & Venu, S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. (2022)
Report of zonetail butterfly ray, Gymnura zonura (Bleeker, 1852) and mangrove stingray Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay 1883) (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) from Andaman waters, India. Thalassas, 38, 367–375
DOI: 10.1007/s41208-021-00302-7
Thomas, S. & Muktha, M. & Sen, S. & Kizhakudan, S.J. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Purushottama, G.B. & Mahesh, V. & Rahangdale, S. & Zacharia, P.U. & Najmudeen, T.M. & Manojkumar, P.P. & Remya, L. & Wilson, L. & Roul, S.K. & Pradhan, R. & Seetha, P.K. & Yousuf, K. & Nataraja, G.D. (2021)
Status of the hammerhead shark (Carcharhiniformes: Sphyrnidae) fishery in Indian waters with observations on the biology of scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834). Aquatic Conservation, Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 31(11), 3072–3086
DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3686
Akhilesh, K.V. & Anulekshmi, C. & Bineesh, K.K. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2020)
Demographics of a heavily exploited deepwater shark Echinorhinus cf. brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788) from the south-eastern Arabian Sea. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 67(1), 8–15
DOI: 10.21077/ijf.2019.67.1.92453-02
Sukumaran, S. & Sebastian, W. & Mukundan, L.P. & Menon, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Zacharia, P.U. & Gopalakrishnan, A. (2020)
Molecular analyses reveal a lack of genetic structuring in the scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834) along the Indian coast. Marine Biodiversity, 50(2), Article 18
DOI: 10.1007/s12526-020-01040-4
Purushottama, G.B. & Ramasubramanian, V. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Thakurdas, S.G.R. & Kizhakudan, S.J. & Zacharia, P.U. (2020)
Biological observations on the Bengal guitarfish Rhinobatos annandalei Norman, 1926 from the Eastern Arabian Sea, India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 67(2), 23–34
DOI: 10.21077/ijf.2019.67.2.94482-04
Bineesh, K.K. & Kumar, R.R. & Venu, S. & Nashad, M. & Basheer, V.S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Sivaperuman, C. (2020)
Fifteen new records of Batoids (Elasmobranchii) from waters off Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 62(1), 21–28
DOI: 10.6024/jmbai.2020.62.1.2098-0x
Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Weigmann, S. (2019)
Planonasus indicus sp. n., a new species of pygmy false catshark (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Pseudotriakidae), with a revised diagnosis of the genus and key to the family. Marine Biodiversity, 49(3), 1321–1341
DOI: 10.1007/s12526-018-0915-4
Muktha, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Sukumaran, S. & Kizhakudan, S.J. (2019)
A new report confirming the presence of bennett’s stingray, Hemitrygon bennettii (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), from the Western Bay of Bengal. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, 49(1), 101–108
DOI: 10.3750/aiep/02474
Muktha, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Sandhya, S. & Jasmin, F. & Jishnudev, M.A. & Kizhakudan, S.J. (2018)
Re-description of the longtail butterfly ray, Gymnura poecilura (Shaw, 1804) (Gymnuridae: Myliobatiformes) from Bay of Bengal with a neotype designation. Marine Biodiversity, 48(2), 1085–1096
DOI: 10.1007/s12526-016-0552-8
Gladston, Y. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Thakurdas, C. & Ravi, O.P.K. & Ajina, S.M. & Shenoy, L. (2018)
Length–weight relationship of selected elasmobranch species from north-eastern Arabian Sea, India. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 34(3), 753–757
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Jabado, R.W. & Kyne, P.M. & Pollom, R.A. & Ebert, D.A. & Simpfendorfer, C.A. & Ralph, G.M. & Al-Dhaheri, S.S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Ali, K. & Ali, M.H. & Al-Mamari, T.M.S. & Bineesh, K.K. & El Hassan, I.S. & Fernando, D. & Grandcourt, E.M. & Khan, M.M. & Moore, A.B.M. & Owfi, F. & Robinson, D.P. & Romanov, E. & Soares, A. & Spaet, J.L.Y. & Tesfamichael, D. & Valinassab, T. & Dulvy, N.K. (2018)
Troubled waters: Threats and extinction risk of the sharks, rays and chimaeras of the Arabian Sea and adjacent waters. Fish and Fisheries, 19(6), 1043–1062
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Kumar, R.R. & Venu, S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Rajan, P.T. (2018)
First report of four deep-sea chondrichthyans (Elasmobranchii and Holocephali) from Andaman waters, India with an updated checklist from the region. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, 48(3), 289–301
DOI: 10.3750/AIEP/02336
Kizhakudan, S.J. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Thomas, S. & Yousuf, K.S.S.M. & Sobhana, K.S. & Purushottama, G.B. & Menon, M. & Dash, S.S. & Manojkumar, P.P. & Nair, R.J. & Najmudeen, T.M. & Zacharia, P.U. (2018)
Field identification of batoids - a guide to Indian species. CMFRI Special Publication No.132, ISSN 0972-2351
Ebert, D.A. & Khan, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Grandcourt, E. (2017)
Amblyraja reversa The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161340A109901335
Ebert, D.A. & Bineesh, K.K. & Khan, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2017)
Neoharriotta pumila The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T60143A109897864
White, W.T. & Ebert, D.A. & Grandcourt, E. & Khan, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2017)
Bythaelurus alcockii The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T44227A109895118
Akhilesh, K.V. & Purushottama, G.B. & Thakurdas. & Kizhakudan, S.J. (2017)
Biological observations on the broadfin shark Lamiopsis temminckii (Carcharhiniformes: Carcharhinidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 91(6), 1721–1729
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13474
Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Valinassab, T. & Tesfamichael, D. (2017)
Apristurus indicus The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161470A109904876
Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Tesfamichael, D. & Valinassab, T. & Cronin, E.S. (2017)
Ctenacis fehlmanni The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161499A109905559
Kyne, P.M. & Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Tesfamichael, D. & Valinassab, T. (2017)
Halaelurus boesemani The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161488A109905403
Ebert, D.A. & Tesfamichael, D. & Valinassab, T. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2017)
Halaelurus quagga The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161625A109913019
Ebert, D.A. & Khan, M. & Valinassab, T. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Tesfamichael, D. (2017)
Heterodontus omanensis The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161720A109916524
Bineesh, K.K. & Gopalakrishnan, A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Sajeela, K.A. & Abdussamad, E.M. & Pillai, N.G.K. & Basheer, V.S. & Jena, J.K. & Ward, R.D. (2017)
DNA barcoding reveals species composition of sharks and rays in the Indian commercial fishery. Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 28(4–5), 458–472
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Simpfendorfer, C. & Moore, A. & Elhassan, I. & Owfi, F. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2017)
Brevitrygon walga The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T104176764A111015783
Ebert, D.A. & Khan, M. & Ali, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Jabado, R. (2017)
Rhinobatos punctifer The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T161447A109904426
Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Khan, M. & Ali, M. (2017)
Apristurus breviventralis The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T103055459A109922488
Ebert, D.A. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Grandcourt, E. & Khan, M. (2017)
Planonasus parini The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T103055306A109922484
Ebert, D.A. & Khan, M. & Ali, M. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2017)
Okamejei ornata The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T107604828A109922504
Vinu, J. & Rajeeshkumar, M.P. & Parmeswaran, U.V. & Sumod, K.S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Manjebrayakath, H. & Sanjeevan, V.N. (2017)
Redescription and sexual dimorphism of Andaman leg-skate Cruriraja andamanica (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes) with comments on the zoogeography of the genus Cruriraja. Journal of Fish Biology, 91(2), 587–602
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Purushottama, G.B. & Dash, G. & Thakurdas & Akhilesh, K.V. & Kizhakudan, S.J. & Zacharia, P.U. (2017)
Population dynamics and stock assessment of grey sharpnose shark Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer, 1964 (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae) from the north-west coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 64(3), 8–17
DOI: 10.21077/ijf.2017.64.3.67657-02
Purushottama, G.B. & Thakurdas, Ramasubramanian, V. & Dash, G. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Ramkumar, S. & Kizhakudan, S.J. & Singh, V.V. & Zacharia, P.U. (2017)
Reproductive biology and diet of the grey sharpnose shark Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer, 1964 (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhinidae) from the north-eastern Arabian Sea. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 64(4), 9–20
DOI: 10.21077/ijf.2017.64.4.63379-02
Akhilesh, K.V. & White, W.T. & Bineesh, K.K. & Purushottama, G.B. & Singh, V.V. & Zacharia, P.U. (2016)
Redescription of the rare and endangered Broadfin Shark Lamiopsis temminckii (Müller & Henle, 1839) (Carcharhiniformes:Carcharhinidae) from the northeastern Arabian Sea. Zootaxa, 4175(2), 155–166
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4175.2.4
Kumar, R.R. & Venu, S. & Akhilesh, K.V. (2015)
First Report of Magnificent Catshark, Proscyllium magnificum Last and Vongpanich, 2004 (Proscylliidae: Carcharhiniformes) from Bay of Bengal, Indian EEZ. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 7(6): 479–481
DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjfms.2015.7.6.101184
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Gopalakrishnan, A. & Jena, J.K. & Basheer, V.S. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2014)
Checklist of Chondrichthyans in Indian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 56(1), 109–120
DOI: 10.6024/jmbai.2014.56.1.01750s-17
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Mishra, S.S. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2014)
Notes on the Indian swellshark, Cephaloscyllium silasi (Scyliorhinidae: Carcharhiniformes) from deep waters off the west coast of India. Marine Biodiversity Records, 7, Article e25
DOI: 10.1017/S1755267214000141
Bineesh, K.K. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Sajeela, K.A. & Abdussamad, E.M. & Gopalakrishnan, A. & Basheer, V.S. & Jena, J.K. (2014)
DNA Barcoding Confirms the Occurrence Rare Elasmobranchs in the Arabian Sea of Indian EEZ. Middle East Journal of Scientific Research, 19(9), 1266–1271
DOI: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2014.19.9.13662
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2013)
Report of crocodile shark Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Pseudocarchariidae) from deep waters off the south-west coast of India. Marine Biodiversity Records, 6, Article e99
DOI: 10.1017/S1755267213000778
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2013)
Report of velvet dogfish, Zameus squamulosus (Günther, 1877) (Somniosidae: Squaliformes) from Indian waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60(3), 127–129
Akhilesh, K.V. & Shanis, C.P.R. & White, W.T. & Manjebrayakath, H. & Bineesh, K.K. & Ganga, U. & Abdussamad, E.M. & Gopalakrishnan, A. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2013)
Landings of whale sharks Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 in Indian waters since protection in 2001 through the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 96(6), 713–722
DOI: 10.1007/s10641-012-0063-9
Akhilesh, K.V. & White, W.T. & Bineesh, K.K. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2013)
Biological observations on the bristly catshark Bythaelurus hispidus from deep waters off the south-west coast of India. Journal of Fish Biology, 82(5), 1582–1591
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12087
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & White, W.T. & Shanis, C.P.R. & Hashim, M. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2013)
Catch composition, reproductive biology and diet of the bramble shark Echinorhinus brucus (Squaliformes: Echinorhinidae) from the south-eastern Arabian Sea. Journal of Fish Biology, 83(5), 1112–1127
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12201
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & White, W.T. & Pillai, N.G.K. (2012)
Aspects of the biology of the pygmy ribbontail catshark Eridacnis radcliffei Smith (Proscylliidae: Carcharhiniformes) from the southwest coast of India. Journal of Fish Biology, 81(3), 1138–1144
DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2012.03379.x
Akhilesh, K.V. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. & Vivekanandan, E. & Bineesh, K.K. & Shanis, C.P.R. & Hashim, M. (2011)
Deep-sea fishing for chondrichthyan resources and sustainability concerns - a case study from southwest coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, 40(3), 347–355
Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. & Shanis, C.P.R. & Human, B.A. & Ganga, U. (2011)
Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India. Zootaxa, 2781, 40–48
Akhilesh, K.V. & Hashim, M. & Bineesh, K.K. & Shanis, C.P.R. & Ganga, U. (2010)
New distributional records of deep-sea sharks from Indian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 52(1), 29–34
Akhilesh, K.V. & Manjebrayakath, H. & Ganga, U. & Pillai, N.G.K. & Sebastine, M. (2009)
Morphometric characteristics of deepwater stingray Plesiobatis daviesi (Wallace, 1967) collected from the Andaman Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 51(2), 246–249
Akhilesh, K.V. & Manjebrayakath, H. & Ganga, U. & Bineesh, K.K. & Rajool Shanis, C.P. (2008)
Morphometric characteristics of the pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832) caught off Cochin, southwest coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 50(2), 235–237