Urobatis maculatus

GARMAN, 1913


Spotted round ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urotrygonidae

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: 528 p., 77 pl.

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Urobatis aff. maculatus, Urobatis cf. maculatus, Urolophus maculatus

Types
Urobatis maculatus
Holotype: MCZ: 1003-S


Description :


Citation: Urobatis maculatus GARMAN, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2019

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Common names
spa Raya manchada, spa Raya redonda de Cortés, spa Raya redonda manchada, fra \(T\) Raie ronde tachetée, eng Cortez round stingray, eng Cortez stingray, eng Spotted round ray

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: southern Baja California, Mexico and the Gulf of California. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Ovoviviparous. Found on shallow sand and mud bottoms, in sea grass beds, near rocky reefs, and in bays. Feeds on worms and amphipods during the day.

Size / Weight / Age
42.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9265))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 17 - 20 m [1658]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7398;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
Cestoda
Trematoda
  • Anaporrhutum euzeti CURRAN, BLEND & OVERSTREET, 2003 [23771]
  • Pleorchis magniporus ARAI, 1963 [23771]
  • Probolitrema richiardii (LÓPEZ, 1888) [23771]