Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 67

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A14-FFEC-9BF6-FE205E128AB3

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scientific name

Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912
status

 

Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912 

Australian Cownose Ray

Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912: 32  . Holotype: whereabouts unknown. Type locality: Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.

Local synonymy: Rhinoptera  javanica— Filewood, 1973: 14 (PNG); Kailola, 1987: 34 (Ramu River mouth; few other Papuan locations); Last et al., 2016d: 738 (PNG). Rhinoptera  neglecta— White et al., 2018: 282, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (5 spec.) CSIRO H 8006-01, female 430 mm DW, west of Avirara , Gulf of Papua, 8°19’44.2” S, 146°13’39.18” E, 10–11 m depth, 25 Aug. 2015GoogleMaps  ; CSIRO H 8012-01, juvenile male 500 mm DW, west of Avirara , Gulf of Papua, 8°20’38.6” S, 146°12’46.38” E, 12–14 m depth, 27 Aug. 2015GoogleMaps  ; KFRS E.620, juvenile male 510 mm DW, west of Avirara , Gulf of Papua, 8°18’39” S, 146°11’27” E, 12–14 m depth, 27 Aug. 2015GoogleMaps  ; KFRS E.637, female 370 mm DW, KFRS E.638, juvenile male 510 mm DW, west of Avirara , Gulf of Papua, 8°19’44.2” S, 146°13’39.18” E, 10–11 m depth, 25 Aug. 2015GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: First recorded in PNG by Filewood (1973). Verified specimens collected during recent surveys of the bycatch of the Gulf of Papua prawn trawl fishery. Common in the coastal fisheries catches in some areas, e.g. Wewak; north coast specimens needed to confirm that they are the same species.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Myliobatidae

Genus

Rhinoptera

Loc

Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Rhinoptera neglecta

Ogilby 1912: 32
1912