Urotrygon rogersi

(JORDAN & STARKS, 1895)


Roger's round ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urotrygonidae

Reference of the original description
JORDAN, D.S. (1895)
The fishes of Sinaloa. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 2), 5: 377–514, 30 pls.

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Urolophus rogersi, Urotrygon binghami, Urotrygon cf. rogersi

Types
Urotrygon rogersi
Holotype: SU: 11700 (mistakenly printed as 1700) Paratype: BMNH: 1895.5.27.339 ZMB: 14038 (old: SU 11700)
Urotrygon binghami
Holotype: YPM: ICH 001019;


Description :


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Common names
spa Raya de Rogers, spa Raya redonda de Rogers, spa Raya redonda de púas, fra \(T\) Raie ronde de Rogers, eng Lined round stingray, eng Roger"s round ray, eng Rogers" round ray, eng Thorny stingray

Short Description
Diet: central Mexican Pacific (data base: 136 stomachs were analyzed): The diet of this species consisted mainly of microcustaceans: Processidae (89.6% IRI) and Ogyriididae (4.62% IRI). During period T2 (the cold period extends from January to June), both these categories were identified (54.4% and 34.7%, respectively), as well as Penaeidae (6.9% IRI). [13684]

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: southern Gulf of California to Ecuador. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Found on soft bottoms of coastal waters (Ref. 9265). Feeds on crustaceans and small fishes (Ref. 37955).

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

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7481;