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Himantura walga Dwarf whipray, Mangrove whipray

Himantura walgais commonly referred to as Dwarf whipray, Mangrove whipray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5175 
AphiaID:
271472 
Scientific:
Himantura walga 
German:
Stechrochen 
English:
Dwarf Whipray, Mangrove Whipray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Himantura (Genus) > walga (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Müller & Henle, ), 1841 
Occurrence:
China, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
up to 17.72" (45 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
Tank:
659.94 gal (~ 3000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-03-16 12:15:12 

Info

(Müller & Henle, 1841)

Special thanks for this Foto to Johnny Jensen from Danmark.

IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened

Feeds on benthic species.

Synonmys:
Dasyatis walga (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Himantura heterurus (Bleeker, 1852)
Trygon heterurus Bleeker, 1852
Trygon walga Müller & Henle, 1841

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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