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Dasyatis brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875)
Dasyatis brevicaudatus (Hutton, 1875)
Dasyatis schreineri (Gilchrist, 1913)
Trygon brevicaudata Hutton, 1875
Trygon schreineri Gilchrist, 1913
Bathytoshia brevicaudatais commonly referred to as Giant Stingray, New Zealand Short-tail Stingaree, New Zealand Short-tailed Stingaree, Schreiners Ray, Short-tail Stingray, Short-tailed Stingaree, Stingray, Smooth Stingray, Smooth Stingray, Stingray, Giant Stingray, Schreiners Ray, Giant Black Ray, Short-Tail Stingray, Short-Tailed Stingaree, New Zealand Short-Tail Stingaree, New Zealand Short-Tailed Stingaree, Captain Cook's Stingaree, Whai Repo. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic.
Bathytoshia brevicaudata is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Bathytoshia brevicaudata, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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