Telatrygon biasa

Last, White & Naylor, 2016

Telatrygon biasa
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
Last, P.R. & White, W.T. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016)
Three new stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Indo–West Pacific. Zootaxa, 4147(4), 377–402

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasyatis biasa

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Citation: Telatrygon biasa Last, White & Naylor, 2016: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2024

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Holotype of Telatrygon biasa sp. nov, adult male 194 mm DW (MZB KA-93), from Kalimantan, Indonesia (fresh) © Last & Séret, 2016
Common names
eng Indonesian Sharpnose Ray

Short Description
Original diagnosis after LAST, WHITE & NAYLOR, 2016 [24346]: A species of Telatrygon distinguished by the following combination of characters: snout relatively short, preorbital length 28–29% DW, preoral length 27–28% DW, prenasal length 23–25% DW; disc relatively short, length 97–105% DW; preoral length 1.5–1.6 times width between the first gill openings; eyes small, orbit length 5–7% DW; pectoral-fin radials 107–114; total vertebral centra (excluding 1st synarcual) 85–94

Western North Pacific, including Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo. Also reported from the Philippines by Herre (1953 [1147]) [24346]

Size / Weight / Age
DW max: 287 mm DW [24346] [3480]

demersal; marine; depth range - 40 m [24346]

Teeth both jaws small, with very long, pointed cups; cusps longer near symphysis than near corners of mouth; close-set in both jaws but not quincuncial; tooth row counts unclear, ~48 rows in upper jaw, ~42 rows in lower jaw [24346]

shark-references Species-ID=14671;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Stillabothrium ashleyae Willsey & Reyda, 2016 [24898]