WoRMS taxon details

Plesiobatidae Nishida, 1990

148829  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148829)

accepted
Family
Description Indo-Pacific: off Mozambique, Hawaiian Islands, and possibly southern China. Nasal curtain incompletely united, not...  
Description Indo-Pacific: off Mozambique, Hawaiian Islands, and possibly southern China. Nasal curtain incompletely united, not reaching the mouth. Maximum length 2.7 m. Family established by Nishida (1990) with the single species Plesiobatis daviesi, formerly assigned to the genus Urotrygon[details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Plesiobatidae Nishida, 1990. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148829 on 2018-04-27
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2005-03-29 13:34:27Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Description Indo-Pacific: off Mozambique, Hawaiian Islands, and possibly southern China. Nasal curtain incompletely united, not reaching the mouth. Maximum length 2.7 m. Family established by Nishida (1990) with the single species Plesiobatis daviesi, formerly assigned to the genus Urotrygon[details]
 



LanguageName 
English deepwater stingray  [details]
Japanese ウスエイ  [details]