Neotrygon bobwardi

BORSA, ARLYZA, HOAREAU & SHEN, 2017



Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
BORSA, P. & ARLYZA, I.S. & HOAREAU, T.B. & SHEN, K.-N. (2018)
Diagnostic description and geographic distribution of four new cryptic species of the blue-spotted maskray species complex (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae; Neotrygon spp.) based on DNA sequences. Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, 36 (3): 827-841

Types
Neotrygon bobwardi
Holotype: MZB: 20843; Paratype: MZB: 20842; MZB: 20844; MZB: 20845;


Description :


Citation: Neotrygon bobwardi BORSA, ARLYZA, HOAREAU & SHEN, 2017: 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
fra \(T\) raie pastenague à points bleus de Bob Ward, eng Bob Ward’s bluespotted maskray, pari masker totol biru Pak Bob (ind)

Short Description
Original diagnose after BORSA, ARLYZA, HOAREAU & SHEN, 2017 [25664]: N. bobwardi sp. nov. is distinguished from all other species currently under N. kuhlii by nucleotide G at nucleotide site 210 of the CO1 gene; it also has C at nucleotide site 240, a character that it shares with no species other than N. malaccensis sp. nov. N. bobwardi sp. nov. is distinguished from other species previously under N. kuhlii by C at nucleotide site 546 of the cytochrome b gene; it also has C at nucleotide site 399, a character that it shares with no species other than N. malaccensis sp. nov., G at nucleotide 57 and T at nucleotide site 111, characters that it shares with no species other than N. caeruleopunctata sp. nov., and T at nucleotide site 327, a character that it shares with no species other than N. westpapuensis sp. nov.

Distribution
the northern tip of the Aceh region and all the western coast of Sumatra south to Padang[25664]

Size / Weight / Age
20-40 cm DW (only types) [25664]

Habitat
marine [25664]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=14937;