Potamotrygon scobina

Garman, 1913

Raspy river stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Potamotrygonidae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1913)
The Plagiostomia (Sharks, Skates and Rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 36, 1–528

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Potamotrygon cf. scobina

Potamotrygon scobina
Holotype: MCZ: 602-S

Description :

Citation: Potamotrygon scobina Garman, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2023

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Common names
eng Raspy river stingray, por Arraia, por Raia

South America: Middle and lower Amazon River, lower Tocantins River, Pará River, Trombetas River. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial

Fecundity: 1-4 pups; gestation takes 3-4 months (Ref. 52199).

Size / Weight / Age
45.0 cm DL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687)); max. published weight: 15.0 kg [20204]

benthopelagic; potamodromous [17660]; freshwater

shark-references Species-ID=4969; 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

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Potamotrygonocestus amazonensis Mayes, Brooks & Thorson, 1981 [16355] [25154]
  • Rhinebothrium jaimei Marques & Reyda, 2015 [23231] [25154]
  • Rhinebothroides freitasi (Rego, 1979) Brooks, Mayes & Thorson, 1981 [16917] [25154]
  • Rhinebothroides glandularis Brooks, Mayes & Thorson, 1981 [16917] [25154]

  • Ergasilus trygonophilus Domingues & Marques, 2010 [14716]

  • Paracanthopoma sp. [23228]
  • Vandellia beccarii Di Caporiacco, 1935 [23228]