Potamotrygon signata

Garman, 1913

Parnaiba 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
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Potamotrygon signatus

Potamotrygon signata
Syntype: MCZ: 560-S MCZ: 600-S USNM: 153589 (old: 560-S)

Description :

Citation: Potamotrygon signata Garman, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2024

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Potamotrygon signata Garman, 1913, UFPB 7754, 192 mm DW male, collected in Rio Parnaíba, Uruçui, Piauí, Brasil © Guilherme Moro/Ricardo Rosa
Common names
eng Parnaiba river stingray, por Arraia, por Raia

South America: Parnaíba River basin. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
30.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36687))

benthopelagic; freshwater

shark-references Species-ID=4970; 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)
  • Paroncomegas araya (Woodland, 1934) Campbell, Marques & Ivanov, 1999 [649]
  • Rhinebothroides glandularis Brooks, Mayes & Thorson, 1981 [649] [16917] [25154]