WoRMS taxon details

Dasyatis brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875)

212249  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212249)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Reputed to be the largest stingray in the world. Tends to inhabit the bottoms of bays and estuary flats, shoal lagoons,...  
Description Reputed to be the largest stingray in the world. Tends to inhabit the bottoms of bays and estuary flats, shoal lagoons, river mouths or patches of sand between coral heads. Found at a depth of about 450 m or more, probably more abundant at 180-480 m. May also be caught using longlines.(Ref. 5213). Maximum disc width 220 cm. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Dasyatis brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212249 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Reputed to be the largest stingray in the world. Tends to inhabit the bottoms of bays and estuary flats, shoal lagoons, river mouths or patches of sand between coral heads. Found at a depth of about 450 m or more, probably more abundant at 180-480 m. May also be caught using longlines.(Ref. 5213). Maximum disc width 220 cm. [details]

Remark Spelling Eschmeyer, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English short-tail stingray  [details]