Potamotrygon ocellata

(Engelhardt, 1912)

Red-blotched river stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Potamotrygonidae

Reference of the original description
Engelhardt, R. (1912)
Über einige neue Selachier-Formen. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 39, 643–648

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Potamotrygon cf. ocellata, Trygon hystrix ocellata

Potamotrygon ocellata
Holotype: ZSM: (old collection) lost in WW II;

Description :

Citation: Potamotrygon ocellata (Engelhardt, 1912): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2023

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Common names
eng Red-blotched river stingray, por Arraia, por Raia

South America: Pedreira River and south of Mexiana Island.

Size / Weight / Age
20.0 cm DL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687))

benthopelagic; freshwater

shark-references Species-ID=4959; CITES: (see: Protected Species for more details) Convention on International Trade in Endangered Speciesof Wild Fauna and Flora annex: III; Council Regulation 2017/160 annex: C