Potamotrygon scobina

GARMAN, 1913


Raspy river stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Potamotrygonidae

Reference of the original description
GARMAN, S. (1913)
The Plagiostomia (Sharks, Skates and Rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 36: 528 p., 77 pl.

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Potamotrygon cf. scobina

Types
Potamotrygon scobina
Holotype: MCZ: 602-S


Description:


Citation: Potamotrygon scobina GARMAN, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2014

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Common names
eng Raspy river stingray, por Arraia, por Raia

Distribution
South America: Middle and lower Amazon River, lower Tocantins River, Pará River, Trombetas River.

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial

Biology
Fecundity: 1-4 pups; gestation takes 3-4 months (Ref. 52199).

Size / Weight / Age
45.0 cm DL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687)); max. published weight: 15.0 kg [20204]

Habitat
benthopelagic; potamodromous [17660]; freshwater

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Potamotrygonocotyle auriculocotyle DOMINGUES & MARQUES, 2011 [14549]
  • Potamotrygonocotyle chisholmae DOMINGUES & MARQUES, 2007 [7408] [14308] [14549]
  • Potamotrygonocotyle septemcotyle DOMINGUES & MARQUES, 2011 [14549]
  • Potamotrygonocotyle tocantinsense DOMINGUES & MARQUES, 2011 [14308] [14549]

Cestoda
Copepoda
  • Ergasilus trygonophilus DOMINGUES & MARQUES, 2010 [14716]