Hemitrygon sinensis

(STEINDACHNER, 1892)


Chinese stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
STEINDACHNER, F. (1892)
Über einige neue und seltene Fischarten aus der ichthyologischen Sammlung des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums. Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch–Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, 59: 357–384, Pls. 1–6.

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Hemitrygon sinensis (STEINDACHNER, 1892)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasyatis sinensis, Dasybatus sinensis, Trygon sinensis

Types
Hemitrygon sinensis

Dasyatis sinensis
Holotype: NMW: 78600;


Description :


Citation: Hemitrygon sinensis (STEINDACHNER, 1892): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Common names
eng Chinese stingray

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: Shanghai, China.

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].

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=14623;