WoRMS taxon details

Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)

217378  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217378)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits close inshore and shallow estuaries, from the surfline down to 30 m. Feeds on crabs, lobsters,squids, bivalves and...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217378 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Sin, Y. T. (2009). Age, growth and reproductive biology of whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) from Hong Kong and adjacent waters. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong. [details]   

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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Spelling Spelled R. djeddensis in <130>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English whitespotted wedgefish  [details]
Japanese トンガリサカタザメ  [details]
Turkish dev gitarbaligi  [details]