Telatrygon biasa Last, White & Naylor, 2016
Indonesian sharpnose ray
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Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays), subfamily: Dasyatinae
Max. size:  28.7 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic-neritic; depth range - 40 m,
Distribution:  Western North Pacific, including Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo; reported from the Philippines but no current specimens reported.
Diagnosis:  This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: relatively short snout, length of preorbital 28-29% DW, preoral 27-28% DW and prenasal 23-25% DW; relatively short disc, its length 97-105% DW; the preoral length is 1.5-1.6 times width between the first gill openings; small eyes, orbit length 5-7% DW; 107-114 pectoral-fin radials; total vertebral centra (excluding the first synarcual) 85-94 (Ref. 110363).
Biology:  Demersal on the continental and insular shelves of up to approximately 40 m depth. Birth size is 7.0 - 9.0 cm WD (Ref. 110363).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 28.09.16
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 10.11.17

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