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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura meyeni Müller & Henle, 1841 
AphiaID: 217421

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 editorDasyatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura Müller & Henle, 1837
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura melanospila Bleeker, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura melanospilos Bleeker, 1853
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura meyemi Müller & Henle, 1841 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniura mortoni MacLeay, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle, 1841)
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 editorround ribbontail ray  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
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]
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 taeniuri Izawa, 2011 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 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 (13 nucleotides; 34 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Occurs from shallow lagoons to outer reef slopes, and on soft bottoms including banks. Has been trawled from as deep as 430 m off East Africa; most common at 20-60 m depth. Feeds on demersal fishes. Disk width about 180 cm. Not normally aggressive, but it has been responsible for at least one human fatality. May be caught using longlines (Ref. 5213) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling same spelling in 3263 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217421
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). Taeniura meyeni Müller & Henle, 1841. 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=217421 on 2014-09-24
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