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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatidae 
AphiaID: 105708

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsting rays  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpilskatefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpilskatefamilien  [details]
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taxa (20)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimantura
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotrygon
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPastinachus Rüppell, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroplatytrygon Fowler, 1910
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachinotus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrigon Rüppell, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphotistius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathytoshia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybatus Garman (ex Klein), 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasybatus Klein, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypolophus Müller & Henle, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPastinachus Rüppell, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniurops Garman, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygon Cuvier (ex Adanson), 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygon Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrolophoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatis Rafinesque, 1810
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly marine; also in brackish and freshwater. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Side of head continuous with the anterior margin of pectoral fin. Dorsal fin totally absent or indistinct, when present. Disc about 1.2 times as broad as long. No caudal fin. Tail long and whip-like. Most species with at least 1 long venomous spine on tail, which can cause excruciating pain to humans. Largest species to about 4 m length or width. Live-bearing (ovoviviparous).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105708
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Dasyatidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105708 on 2014-10-01
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