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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) 
AphiaID: 217424

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) > Checked: 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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus asperrimus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus Müller & Henle, 1837
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacanthus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja africana Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhachinotus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnosus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus africana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus aperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus asperrimus solanderi Whitley, 1939
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus rhombeus Klunzinger, 1871
Sources  basis of record Smith, J.L.B. & Smith, M.M. (1963). The fishes of Seychelles. Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University. Grahamstown. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporcupine ray  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイバラエイ  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus asperrimus solanderi Whitley, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (doubtful[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthobothrium urogymni (Hornell, 1912) [via synonym] (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinebothrium devaneyi Brooks & Deardoff, 1988 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (54 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
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 (10 nucleotides; 19 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits the continental shelf area. Found on sand and coral rublle habitats near reefs (Ref. 9840), often in caves. Disc width not less than 100 cm. Apparently rare (Ref. 5213). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217424
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. (2008). Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217424 on 2017-05-27
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