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Taeniura grabata

Taeniura grabatais commonly referred to as Round stingray. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic.


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lexID:
4632 
AphiaID:
105855 
Scientific:
Taeniura grabata 
German:
Runder Stechrochen 
English:
Round Stingray 
Category:
Rokker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Taeniura (Genus) > grabata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, ), 1817 
Size:
bis zu 250cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-09-13 21:16:57 

Toxicity


Taeniura grabata is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Taeniura grabata, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands and Mauritania to Angola, including Cape Verde. Also in the Mediterranean, from Tunisia to Egypt.
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.

Biology
A neritic, coastal species.
Generally found on sand and rock-sand bottoms Partially covered with sand or mud.
Feeds on bottom-living fishes and crustaceans. Ovoviviparous.

Synonymised taxa:
Trygon grabatus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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