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Gymnura poecilura Long-tailed butterfly ray

Gymnura poecilurais commonly referred to as Long-tailed butterfly ray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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Gymnura poecilura (c) by Keith Wilson




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lexID:
9717 
AphiaID:
215611 
Scientific:
Gymnura poecilura 
German:
Rochen 
English:
Long-tailed Butterfly Ray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Gymnuridae (Family) > Gymnura (Genus) > poecilura (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Shaw, ), 1804 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Hong Kong, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Bahrain, China, French Polynesia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Vietnam 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Clams, Crustaceans 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Gymnura afuerae
  • Gymnura altavela
  • Gymnura australis
  • Gymnura bimaculata
  • Gymnura crebripunctata
  • Gymnura crooki
  • Gymnura hirundo
  • Gymnura japonica
  • Gymnura marmorata
  • Gymnura micrura
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-05-17 07:24:04 

Info

Gymnura poecilura (Shaw, 1804)
Long-tailed butterfly ray

Many Thank to Keith Wilson for the Picture.

Found on sandy bottoms of shallow inshore waters and offshore banks. Ovoviviparous. Feeds mainly on crustaceans and clams

Synonymised names:
Pastinaca kunsa Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Pteroplatea annulata Swainson, 1839
Pteroplatea poecilura (Shaw, 1804)
Raja poecilura Shaw, 1804
Trygon kunsa (Cuvier, 1829)
Trygon poecilurus (Shaw, 1804)
Urogymnus poecilura (Shaw, 1804)

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Gymnuridae (Family) > Gymnura (Genus) >

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Gymnura poecilura (c) by Keith Wilson
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