Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH aquariOOm.com All for Reef Tropic Marin Tropic Marin Professionell Lab Whitecorals.com

Mobula tarapacana Box Ray, Chilean Devil Ray, Devil Ray, Greater Guinean Mobula, Sicklefin Devil Ray, Spiny Mobula

Mobula tarapacanais commonly referred to as Box Ray, Chilean Devil Ray, Devil Ray, Greater Guinean Mobula, Sicklefin Devil Ray, Spiny Mobula. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, Madeira

Foto von Peter Wirtz


Courtesy of the author Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz, Madeira Please visit www.medslugs.de for more information.

Uploaded by alexander_ktn.

Image detail


Profile

lexID:
3671 
AphiaID:
105859 
Scientific:
Mobula tarapacana 
German:
Sichelflossen-Rochen 
English:
Box Ray, Chilean Devil Ray, Devil Ray, Greater Guinean Mobula, Sicklefin Devil Ray, Spiny Mobula 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Mobula (Genus) > tarapacana (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Philippi, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), (the) Maldives, Angola, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Austral Islands, Australia, Azores, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Madeira, Malaysia, Mexico (East Pacific), New Caledonia, Pakistan, Palau, Peru, Philippines, Red Sea, Saint Lucia, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, Senegal, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, the Society Islands, Tuamoto Islands, USA, Venezuela 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
98.43" - 129.13" (250cm - 328cm) 
Weight:
350 kg 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Phytoplankton, Plankton, Schrimps, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-12 16:27:30 

Info

The box ray, Chilean devil ray, devil ray, greater Guinean mobula, sicklefin devil ray, or spiny mobula (Mobula tarapacana) is a species of fish in the Mobulidae family


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Mobulidae
Genus: Mobula
Species:M. tarapacana
Binomial name: Mobula tarapacana
(Philippi, 1892)

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Adult

Foto von Peter Wirtz
1

Commonly


Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all and discuss