WoRMS taxon details

Plesiobatis daviesi (Wallace, 1967)

220089  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220089)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description An apparently rare ray (Ref. 5213) that occurs in deeper water beyond the reef. Inhabits soft bottoms (Ref. 9914). Feeds on...  
Description An apparently rare ray (Ref. 5213) that occurs in deeper water beyond the reef. Inhabits soft bottoms (Ref. 9914). Feeds on fishes, crabs, shrimp, lobsters, and cephalopods (Ref. 9914). Disc width about 150 cm. Caught using deepset longlines and bottom trawls (Ref. 9914). The shallow occurence at 44 m comes from shelf record off Mozambique (Ref. 9914). [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Plesiobatis daviesi (Wallace, 1967). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220089 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 An apparently rare ray (Ref. 5213) that occurs in deeper water beyond the reef. Inhabits soft bottoms (Ref. 9914). Feeds on fishes, crabs, shrimp, lobsters, and cephalopods (Ref. 9914). Disc width about 150 cm. Caught using deepset longlines and bottom trawls (Ref. 9914). The shallow occurence at 44 m comes from shelf record off Mozambique (Ref. 9914). [details]

Remark Genus B. Mundy, pers. comm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English deepwater stingray  [details]
Japanese ウスエイ  [details]