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species

African Ray
Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates »  family Dasyatidae - Whiptail stingrays »  genus Urogymnus

Scientific synonyms

Raja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Raja asperrima Nardo, 1827
Rhachinotus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Raja africana Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Urogymnus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnosus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Rachinotus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Anacanthus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus aperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus rhombeus Klunzinger, 1871

Other names

= Black Spotted Ray
= Porcupine Ray
= Porcupineray
= Roughskin Stingaree
= Thorny Ray

Vulnerable

Images

Urogymnus asperrimus - African Ray

Author: Josef Vít

Urogymnus asperrimus - African Ray

Author: Josef Vít

Urogymnus asperrimus - African Ray

Author: Josef Vít

Urogymnus asperrimus - African Ray

Author: Josef Vít

Urogymnus asperrimus - African Ray

Author: Josef Vít

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5400]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/27666]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39413]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider,1801)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [681b9c48-52fd-45c3-9e98-e4825a4eb5d4]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Urogymnus asperrimus ( Bloch & Schneider, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Raja asperrima Nardo, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Urogymnus asperrimus]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Urogymnus asperrimus]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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