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Urogymnus asperrimus


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lexID:
9622 
AphiaID:
217424 
Scientific:
Urogymnus asperrimus 
German:
Igel Rochen 
English:
Porcupine Ray 
Category:
Rokker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Urogymnus (Genus) > asperrimus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bloch & Schneider, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Oman / Oman, Senegal, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, India, Northern Mariana Islands, Vietnam, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Papua, Somalia, Mayotte, Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indonesien, Kenya, Kina, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Seychellerne, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Thailand 
Size:
100 cm - 147 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Decapods, Krabber, Små fisk, Stenhummer, Taskekrabber, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 15000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-07 09:08:39 

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Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Porcupine ray

Inhabits the continental shelf area, but capable of entering coastal lagoons. Found on sand and coral rubble areas near reefs, often in caves. Ovoviviparous

Synonyms:
Anacanthus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Raja africana Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Raja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Rhachinotus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnosus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus africana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus africanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus aperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
Urogymnus asperrimus solanderi Whitley, 1939
Urogymnus rhombeus Klunzinger, 1871

Classification:
Biota > Checked: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Urogymnus (Genus) >


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