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Pteroplatytrygon violacea

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lexID:
4912 
AphiaID:
158540 
Scientific:
Pteroplatytrygon violacea 
German:
Pelagischer Stechrochen 
English:
Pelagic Stingray 
Category:
Rokker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Pteroplatytrygon (Genus) > violacea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bonaparte, ), 1832 
Occurrence:
Morocco, Namibia, Madeira, Chile, Northern Africa, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Réunion , Algeriet, Australien, Britiske øer, Californiske golf, Canada, Europæiske kyster, Fiji, Galapagos, Hawaii, Japan, Kap Verde, Mauritius , Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Middelhavet, New Zealand, Påskeøen, Spanien, Syd Afrika, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Stillehav 
Size:
110 cm - 160 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, Blæksprutte, Jellyfish, Kalamaris, Krabber, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-12-26 14:43:51 

Toxicity


Pteroplatytrygon violacea is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pteroplatytrygon violacea, 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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(Bonaparte, 1832)

Special thanks for the foto to Christian Coudre, France, merci!

Distribution:
Probably cosmopolitan in tropical and subtropical seas. Eastern Atlantic: southeastern coasts of the Mediterranean and off Sicily.
Reported from Cape Verde.
Eastern Pacific: California (USA), Baja California (Mexico), and the Galapagos Islands Reported off Vancouver and from Chile.
Western Atlantic.
There are 4 records from southern Africa.

Found in open, tropical and warm temperate waters usually in the first 100 m. Possibly the only totally pelagic member of the family.
Feeds on coelenterates (including medusae), squid, decapod crustaceans, and fish. Ovoviviparous.
Venomous spine on tail!

Synonymised taxa:
Dasyatis atratus Ishiyama & Okada, 1955
Dasyatis guileri Last, 1979
Dasyatis purpurea (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Dasyatis purpureus (Müller & Henle, 1841) (misspelling)
Dasyatis violacea (Bonaparte, 1832)
Trygon purpurea Müller & Henle, 1841
Trygon violacea Bonaparte, 1832

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