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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 217378

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus Müller & Henle, 1837
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja djiddensis Forsskål, 1775
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatus maculata Ehrenberg, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus djiddenis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus djidensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncobatis djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncobatus djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchobatus djiddensis australiae Whitley, 1939
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhitespotted wedgefish  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordev gitarbaligi  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus djiddensis australiae Whitley, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus australiae Whitley, 1939
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina peruensis Luque & Farfan, 1991 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrodes gracilis (Heller, 1865) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus vespa Cressey, 1964 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 19 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits close inshore and shallow estuaries, from the surfline down to 30 m. Feeds on crabs, lobsters,squids, bivalves and small fishes. Males mature at 156 cm while females at 177 cm off East Africa (Ref. 1602). Ovoviviparous. Bears about 4 young in summer, 60 cm in length. Takes crayfish and pilchard bait. Flesh with excellent taste. Utilized fresh and dried/salted (Ref. 9987). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelled R. djeddensis in <130>. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217378
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775). 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=217378 on 2014-10-20
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