Dasyatis pastinaca

(LINNAEUS, 1758)


Common stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
LINNÉ, C. (1758)
Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, regnum animale, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus differentiis synonymis, locis. Ed. X., 1: 824 p. Stockholm (L. SALVIUS).

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasyatis cf. pastinaca, Dasyatis pastinacus, Dasyatis ujo, Dasyatis (Dasyatis) pastinaca, Dasyatis (Trygon) pastinaca, Dasybatis pastinacus, Dasybatus pastinaca, Dasybatus pastinacus, Pastinaca laevis, Raia pastinaca, Raia pastinaca STEPHAN 1779, Raja pastinaca, Trygon pastinaca, Trygon vulgaris, Trygon vulgaris pastinaca, Trygon (Trygon) pastinaca, Uroxis ujus

Types
Dasyatis pastinaca
Syntype: NRM: 9098;
Pastinaca laevis
Syntype: BMNH: 1853.11.12.200 (Gronovius coll.)


Description :


Citation: Dasyatis pastinaca (LINNAEUS, 1758): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Dasyatis pastinaca (LINNAEUS, 1758), © Abdesselem SAADAOUI, Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer, Sfax, Tunisie
Common names
deu \(T\) Gemeiner Stechrochen, deu \(T\) Gewöhnlicher Stechrochen, deu \(T\) Peitschenrochen, deu \(T\) Pfeilschwanz, deu \(T\) Stechrochen, spa Bantenaga, spa Chucho, spa Escorsana, spa Escursana, spa Escurso, spa Ferrasa, spa Pastinaca, spa Pastinaga, spa Pombo, spa Raya látigo común, spa Rayalátigo común, spa Rayavaca, spa Romaguera, spa Serreta, spa Totina, spa Vela latina, fra \(T\) Bastanago, fra \(T\) Bougnette, fra \(T\) Coucou, fra \(T\) Fouleux, fra \(T\) Pastenago, fra \(T\) Pastenague, fra \(T\) Pastenague commune, fra \(T\) Pastenargo, fra \(T\) Raie pastenague, fra \(T\) Tare ronde, fra \(T\) Terre, fra \(T\) Tonare, fra \(T\) Vastanaga, eng Blue stingray, eng Common stingray, eng Sting ray, eng Stingray, ita Baracola, ita Brucco, ita Bucchio, ita Bugghiu, ita Bugghiu jancu, ita Chiamica, ita Ciuccio, ita Ciucciu, ita Ciuccua gianca, ita Colombo grande, ita Dragone, ita Ferasso, ita Ferraccia, ita Ferrazza, ita Ferrazzu, ita Ferrun, ita Ghiamita, ita Matan, ita Matana, ita Mocene, ita Muchie janche, ita Muchio, ita Muchio janco, ita Mucosa, ita Mugghio, ita Mugghiu, ita Muggiu, ita Pastenaca, ita Pastinaca, ita Pastinaca comune, ita Protene, ita Ranina, ita Tomazzo, ita Traona, ita Travona, ita Trigone, ita Trigono, ita Urchie, ita Vugghiu jancu, por Manteiga, por Rato, por Rato do mar, por Ratona, por Ratão, por Uge, por Uja, por Uje, por Uji, por Urcha, por Urja, por Urze, por Usga

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea.

Human uses
fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes; aquarium: public aquariums

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]. Found over sandy and muddy bottoms, sometimes in estuaries and near rocky reefs. Feeds on bottom-living invertebrates and fishes. Ovoviviparous, gestation period about 4 months and 4-7 young are produced.

Size / Weight / Age
57.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 4438)); 60 cm WD (female)

Habitat
demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 5 - 200 m [17687], usually 20 - 35 m [17657]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1868;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Microsporidia
  • Dasyatispora levantinae DIAMANT, GOREN, YOKEŞ, GALIL, KLOPMAN, HUCHON, SZITENBERG & KARHAN, 2010 [12533]

Myxosporea
  • Ceratomyxa agilis THÉLOHAN, 1892 [22626]
  • Chloromyxum schulmani KOVALJOVA, 1988 [22626]

Monogenea
Cestoda
Nematoda
  • Dichelyne minutus (RUDOLPHI, 1819) [22626]
  • Hysterothylacium aduncum (RUDOLPHI, 1802) [22626]
  • Mawsonascaris pastinacae (RUDOLPHI, 1819) [21225] [17029]
  • Philometra sp. [22626]

Copepoda
Isopoda
  • Gnathia aureola STEBBING, 1900 [23898]

Hirudinea