Rhinoptera jayakari

Boulenger, 1895

Oman cownose ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Rhinopteridae

Reference of the original description
Boulenger, G.A. (1895)
Description of a new eagle-ray from Muscat. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 6), 15, 141

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Rhinoptera sewelli

Rhinoptera jayakari
Holotype: BMNH: 1894.3.21.13
Rhinoptera sewelli
Holotype: ZSI: F79/2 Paratype: ZSI: F80/2

Description :

Citation: Rhinoptera jayakari Boulenger, 1895: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Rhinoptera jayakari Boulenger, 1895, male, 46, 4 cm DW, 58, 4 cm TL, Sri Lanka © Frederik H. Mollen (Elasmobranch Research Belgium)
Common names
eng Oman cownose ray

Western Indian Ocean: known only from Oman. Validity of this species questioned in Compagno"quot;s 1999 checklist [529]. Source: www.gbif.org

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].

benthopelagic; marine

shark-references Species-ID=6066;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Duplicibothrium bilai Stephan, Bueno & Caira, 2023 [32209]
  • Eniochobothrium acostae Oosthuizen, Naidoo, Smit & Schaeffner, 2022 [31336]
  • Nanoduplicibothrium megaphallum Stephan, Bueno & Caira, 2023 [32209]
  • Nybelinia aequidentata (Shipley & Hornell, 1906) [32432]
  • Nybelinia goreensis Dollfus, 1960 [21816]
  • Rhinoptericola mozambiquensis Herzog & Jensen, 2022 [30611]