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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Types
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 10/2021

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Common names
eng Short-snouted shovelnose ray

Distribution
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])

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

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Myxosporea
  • Kudoa hemiscylli Gleeson, Bennett & Adlard, 2010 [21484]

Monogenea
  • Branchotenthes octohamatus Glennon, Chisholm & Whittington, 2005 [11283]
  • Calicotyle australis Johnston, 1934 [17436] [11283]
  • Neoheterocotyle rhynchobatis (Tripathi, 1959) Chisholm, 1994 [29167]
  • Pseudoleptobothrium aptychotremae Young, 1967 [17872] [11283] [13675]

Cestoda
  • Acanthobothrium ocallaghani Campbell & Beveridge, 2002 [26821]
  • Dollfusiella sp. [16112]
  • Eutetrarhynchus sp. [16252]
  • Parachristianella monomegacantha Kruse, 1959 [16252] [16112]
  • Rhinebothrium pearsoni Butler, 1987 [13130]

Nematoda
  • Mawsonascaris australis (Johnston & Mawson, 1943) [21225] [17029]
  • Proleptus trygonorrhinae Johnston & Mawson, 1943 [17149]

Copepoda
  • Tripaphylus australis (Kabata, 1993) [7385]