Aptychotrema bougainvillii

(Müller & Henle, 1841)

Short-snouted shovelnose ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rhinopristiformes Trygonorrhinidae

Reference of the original description
Müller, J. & Henle, F.G.J. (1841)
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Berlin, Veit, pp. 1–200

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Aptychotrema bougainvillii
Holotype: MNHN: 1227;

Description :

Citation: Aptychotrema bougainvillii (Müller & Henle, 1841): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2023

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Common names
eng Short-snouted shovelnose ray

Western Pacific: endemic to Australia. Not in Compagno"quot;s 1999 checklist [529]. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
100.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1658])

demersal; marine, usually 20 - ? m [1658]

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)