Kumar, R.R. & Venu, S. & Akhilesh, K.V. & Bineesh, K.K. (2021)
Report of zonetail butterfly ray, Gymnura zonura (Bleeker, 1852) and mangrove stingray Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay 1883) (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) from Andaman waters, India. Thalassas, in press
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, in press
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
DOI: 10.1111/jai.13680
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
DOI: 10.1111/faf.12311
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
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13371
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