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Dasyatis centroura Roughtail stingray

Dasyatis centrourais commonly referred to as Roughtail stingray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic.


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lexID:
4664 
AphiaID:
105850 
Scientific:
Dasyatis centroura 
German:
Stechrochen 
English:
Roughtail Stingray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Dasyatis (Genus) > centroura (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Mitchill, ), 1815 
Occurrence:
Benin, Straße von Gibralta, Ghana, Angola, Bay of Biscay, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada , Congo, East-Atlantic Ocean, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Mexico, Madeira, Mexico (East Pacific), Nigeria, Northern Africa, Portugal, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean Sea, Togo, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela 
Size:
47.24" - 86.61" (120cm - 220cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Crabs, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Jackfish, Lobster, Predatory, Rock lobster, Sepia, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-22 10:34:43 

Toxicity


Dasyatis centroura is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Dasyatis centroura, 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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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!

Info

(Mitchill, 1815)

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay to Angola, including the Mediterranean Sea, Madeira, and Canary Islands. Western Atlantic: Georges Bank to the eastern Gulf of Mexico; southern Brazil to Argentina

Biology:
Found over sandy and muddy bottoms. Feeds on bottom-living invertebrates and fishes. Ovoviviparous. Wings marketed fresh, smoked, dried-salted; used for fishmeal and oil. Harmful to shellfish banks; dangerous to bathers and fishers due to its poisonous spine. May attain well over 100 cm TL. Warm season visitor to coastal waters.

Caution: venomous

Synonymised taxa
Dasyatis aspera (Cuvier, 1816)
Dasybatus marinus Garman, 1913
Pastinaca acanthura Gronow, 1854
Pastinaca aspera Cuvier, 1816
Raia gesneri Cuvier, 1829
Raja centroura Mitchill, 1815
Trygon aldrovandi Risso, 1827
Trygon brucco Bonaparte, 1834
Trygon spinosissima Duméril, 1865
Trygon thalassia Müller & Henle, 1841

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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