Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 68

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/735C87F1-8A15-FFED-9BF6-F9B45BF88E86

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scientific name

Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892)
status

 

Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892) 

Chilean Devilray

Cephaloptera tarapacana Philippi, 1892: 8  , Pl. 3 (fig. 2). Holotype: whereabouts unknown. Type locality: 12 miles west of Iquique , Tarapacà Province, Chile. 

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 292, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: No confirmed PNG specimens recorded, but recorded in the bycatch of the purse seine fishery. It is a distinctive and regularly caught devilray in pelagic fisheries in tropical Western Central Pacific waters, thus its presence in PNG is very likely.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Myliobatidae

Genus

Mobula

Loc

Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892)

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

Cephaloptera tarapacana

Philippi 1892: 8
1892