Hypanus longus

(GARMAN, 1880)


Longtail stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
GARMAN, S. (1880)
New species of selachians in the museum collection. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 6 (11): 167–172

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Amphotistius longus, Dasibatis longa, Dasyatis cf. longa, Dasyatis cf. longus, Dasyatis longa, Dasyatis longus, Dasybatis longus, Dasybatus longa, Dasybatus longus, Trygon longa

Types
Hypanus longus

Dasyatis longa
Syntype: MCZ: 126-S Acapulco MCZ: 554-S Panama


Description :


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Common names
spa Raya, spa Raya látigo coluda, spa Raya látigo largo, spa Raya-látigo coluda, fra \(T\) Pastenague queue longue, eng Longtail stingray

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: southern Gulf of California to Colombia and the Galapagos Islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: low; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

Biology
Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. Brood consists of 1-3 neonates and grow to about 40 cm DW in spring-summer (Ref. 38396). Inhabit rocky and coral reefs [1658]. Found on soft and sandy bottoms. Mobile-invertebrate feeder (Ref. 57615).

Size / Weight / Age
260 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9254))

Habitat
reef-associated; marine

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Dasyonchocotyle dasyatis (YAMAGUTI, 1968) [23771]
  • Listrocephalos whittingtoni BULLARD, PAYNE & BRASWELL, 2004 [7595] [23771]

Cestoda
Trematoda
  • Anaporrhutum euzeti CURRAN, BLEND & OVERSTREET, 2003 [23771]
  • Probolitrema richiardii (LÓPEZ, 1888) [16108] [23771]