Pateobatis jenkinsii

(ANNANDALE, 1909)


Pointed-nose stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
ANNANDALE, N. (1909)
Report on the fishes taken by the Bengal fisheries steamer "Golden Crown." Part I, Batoidei. Memoirs of the Indian Museum, 2: 1–60

Image of the original description

<i>Pateobatis jenkinsii</i> (ANNANDALE,1909)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasyatis jenkinsii, Dasyatis (Amphotistius) jenkinsii, Dasyatis (Himantura) jenkinsii, Dasybatus jenkinsii, Himantura draco, Himantura jenkinsi, Himantura jenkinsii, Trygon jenkinsii

Types
Pateobatis jenkinsii

Himantura draco
Holotype: SAIAB: 996;
Himantura jenkinsii
Holotype: ZSI: F2473/1;


Description :


Citation: Pateobatis jenkinsii (ANNANDALE, 1909): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 05/2019

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Common names
fra \(T\) Pastenague à nez pointu, eng Brown stingray, eng Golden whip ray, eng Jenkins whipray, eng Jenkins" whipray, eng Pointed-nose stingray, eng Pointed-nosed stingray, eng Rough-back stingray, eng Sharpnose stingray

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: probably widely distributed but with patchy occurrence. Known from southern Africa and India to Australia and Papua New Guinea. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: commercial

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 on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

Size / Weight / Age
104 cm WD (male/unsexed; [1388]); 110.8 cm WD (female)

Habitat
demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 42 - 50 m (Ref. 9840)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=14658;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda
  • Anthocephalum jensenae RUHNKE, CAIRA & COX, 2015 [22027]
  • Dollfusiella ocallaghani (BEVERIDGE, 1990) BEVERIDGE & JONES, 2000 [16972]
  • Dollfusiella sp. [15747]
  • Iobothrium elegans BEVERIDGE & CAMPBELL, 2005 [7395] [15747]
  • Kotorelliella jonesi PALM & BEVERIDGE 2002 [21816]
  • Oncomegas celatus (BEVERIDGE & CAMPBELL, 2005) [7395]
  • Parachristianella baverstocki BEVERIDGE, 1990 [16972]
  • Parachristianella indonesiensis PALM, 2004 [16972]
  • Parachristianella monomegacantha KRUSE, 1959 [16972] [15747]
  • Prochristianella aciculata BEVERIDGE & JUSTINE, 2010 [17404] [21816]
  • Prochristianella clarkeae BEVERIDGE, 1990 [17404] [21816]
  • Proemotobothrium sp. [15747]
  • Pterobothrium platycephalum (SHIPLEY & HORNELL, 1906) DOLLFUS, 1930 [16972] [15789]
  • Tetragonocephalum sp. [23959]
  • Trygonicola macroporus (SHIPLEY & HORNELL, 1906) [21816]