Potamotrygon rex, Great freshwater stingray

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Potamotrygon rex Carvalho, 2016

Great freshwater stingray
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Elasmobranchii (haaien en roggen) (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Potamotrygonidae (River stingrays) > Potamotrygoninae
Etymology: Potamotrygon: Greek, potamos = river + Greek, trygon = a sting ray (Ref. 45335);  rex: Name from Latin 'rex' meaning king; referring to its large, bulky size and striking color pattern, king of the rio Tocantins Potamotrygon species; noun in apposition..

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologie

; zoet water benthopelagisch. Tropical

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South America: Rio Tocantins, Brazil.

Grootte / Gewicht / Leeftijd

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm WD mannelijk / geslacht onbekend; (Ref. 115938)

Biologie     Verklarende woordenlijst (bv. epibenthic)

Reported stomach contents in this species include fishes, insects and insect larvae, mollusks, and crustaceans, with predominance of insect larvae. Ontogenetic dietary shifts occur in species of this genus. Sexual maturity for males at about 58.0 cm TL (37.5 cm DL, 35.6 cm DW, MZUSP 120369, claspers almost fully calcified). Specimens greater than 100 cm in TL can easily weigh 20 kg. Great disparity in the largest sizes achieved by males and females (Ref. 115938).

Levenscyclus en paargedrag Maturiteit | Voortplanting | Paaien | Eieren | Fecunditeit | Larven

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Carvalho, M.R., 2016. Potamotrygon rex, a new species of Neotropical freshwater stingray (Chondrichthyes: Potamotrygonidae) from the middle and upper rio Tocantins, Brazil, closely allied to Potamotrygon henlei (Castelnau, 1855). Zootaxa 4150(5):537-565. (Ref. 115938)

Status op de Rode Lijst van het IUCN (Ref. 125652)


CITES


CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Gevaar voor de mens

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Fylogenetische diversiteitsindex (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisch niveau (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (58 of 100).