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

Image of the original description
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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Potamotrygon cf. scobina

Types
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 02/2024

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

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

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial

Biology
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]

Habitat
benthopelagic; potamodromous [17660]; freshwater

Remarks
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)
Monogenea
Cestoda
Copepoda
  • Ergasilus trygonophilus Domingues & Marques, 2010 [14716]

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