Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 55

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/735C87F1-8A60-FF98-9BF6-FF0559DD8A35

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Plazi

scientific name

Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008
status

 

Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008 

Leopard Whipray

Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008: 294  , Figs 1View FIGURE 1 –4. Holotype: CSIRO H 2903-01. Type locality: northwest of Weipa, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia.

Local synonymy: Himantura  leoparda— Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008: 293 (PNG); White et al., 2018: 230, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (7 spec.) CSIRO H 7614-12, juvenile male 380 mm DW, south of Kerema, Gulf of Papua, 8°3’1.2” S, 145°45’7.2” E, 16–17 m depth, 20 Jun. 2014; CSIRO H 7807-02, juvenile male 420 mm DW, southwest of Kerema, Gulf of Papua, 8°2’22.2” S, 145°37’13.2” E, 15–16 m depth, 15 Jun. 2014; CSIRO H 7809- 0 1, juvenile male 400 mm DW, south of Kerema, Gulf of Papua, 8°1’53.4” S, 145°43’0.6” E, 16–18 m depth, 18 Jun. 2014; CSIRO H 7820-01, juvenile male 400 mm DW, south of Deception Bay, Gulf of Papua, 8°7’ S, 144°29’ E, 18 m depth, 1 Dec. 2014; KFRS E.643, juvenile male 450 mm DW, east of Fly River mouth, Gulf of Papua, 8°34’22” S, 144°4’31” E, 9 m depth, 1 Apr. 2015; KFRS E.722, juvenile male 400 mm DW, south of Kerema, Gulf of Papua, 8°2’9.6” S, 145°42’29.4” E, 14–15 m depth, 17 Jun. 2014; KFRS E.747, female 470 mm DW, east of Fly River mouth, Gulf of Papua, 8°36’ S, 144°1’ E, 11–15 m depth, 11 Dec. 2014.

Remarks: First listed as from PNG in Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last (2008); first confirmed record based on specimens. Common in bycatch of the Gulf of Papua prawn trawl fishery.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Dasyatidae

Genus

Himantura

Loc

Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008

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

Himantura leoparda

Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last 2008: 294
2008
Loc

Himantura

Muller & Henle 1837
1837