Paratrygon aiereba

(MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841)


Discus ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Potamotrygonidae

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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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasyatis orbicularis, Disceus strongylopterus, Disceus thayeri, Elipesurus strogylopterus, Ellipesurus strongylopterus, Paratrygon aireba, Paratrygon ajereba, Paratrygon cf. aiereba, Paratrygon strongylopterus, Potamotrygon orbicularis, Raia sloani, Raja orbicularis, Trygon aiereba, Trygon orbicularis, Trygon strogylopterus, Trygon strongyloptera, Trygon strongylopterus, Trygon (Paratrygon) aiereba

Types
Paratrygon aiereba

Disceus thayeri
Syntype: MCZ: 606-S Obidos MCZ: 297-S Manaus MCZ: 563-S Rio Pará


Description :


Citation: Paratrygon aiereba (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Paratrygon aiereba, INPA 40507, field no. iXIN13-EXP1-24 Brazil: Pará: rio Xingu, deep channel along right bank of river ca. 38 km southeast of Vitória do Xingu. 3°5'32.39''S, 51°44'14.1''W, 21 Sep 2013; © Mark Sabaj Pérez (iXingu Project, NSF DEB-1257813)
Common names
spa Raya, eng Discus ray, por Arraia, por Raia

Distribution
South America: Amazon River basin (Ucayali, Solimões, Amazon, Negro, Branco, Madeira and its affluents in Bolivia, and Tocantins River) and Orinoco basin. First record: 2013: Bita River, Orinoco Basin of Colombia [18096]; Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Feeds on fish, benthic organisms, plants and detritus [7721].

Size / Weight / Age
80.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687)); 78 cm WD (female); max. published weight: 14.0 kg [7721]; max. published weight: 25 kg

Habitat
demersal; freshwater

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4728;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
Cestoda