Dasyatis hastata

(DEKAY, 1842)



Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
DEKAY, J. (1842)
Zoology of New-York, or the New-York fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations. Part IV. Fishes. Zoology of New–York, or the New–York fauna; ...: i–xv + 1–415, Pls. 1–79. [Plates in separate volume; fishes, Pls. 1–79 [most in color]

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Dasyatis hastata (DEKAY, 1842)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasibatis hastata, Dasyatis aff. hastata, Dasyatis cf. hastata, Dasyatis hastatus, Dasyatis (Trygon) hastata, Dasybatus hastatus, Pastinaca hastata, Trygon hastata, Trygon (Himantura) hastatus

Types
Dasyatis hastata



Description :


Citation: Dasyatis hastata (DEKAY, 1842): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2019

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Distribution
Atlantic Ocean. Source: www.gbif.org

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].

Size / Weight / Age
104 cm (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7397))

Habitat
demersal; brackish; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1815;