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Himantura uarnak Whiptail Stingray

Himantura uarnakis commonly referred to as Whiptail Stingray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 50000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic.


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lexID:
2963 
AphiaID:
105854 
Scientific:
Himantura uarnak 
German:
Stechrochen 
English:
Whiptail Stingray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Himantura (Genus) > uarnak (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1789 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Kuwait, Eritrea, Arabian Sea, Arafura Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Egypt, European Coasts, French Polynesia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Invasive Species, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Somalia, South Atlantic, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Vietnam, Yemen 
Size:
17.72" - 78.74" (45cm - 200cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates 
Tank:
10998.92 gal (~ 50000L) 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2009-12-20 15:38:31 

Toxicity


Himantura uarnak is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Himantura uarnak, 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:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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(Gmelin, 1789)

Synonyme:
Hyperprosopon argenteus Gibbons, 1854

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labroidei (Suborder) > Embiotocidae (Family) > Hyperprosopon (Genus) > Hyperprosopon argenteum (Species)


External links

  1. DAISIE (Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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