Megatrygon microps ( Annandale, 1908 ),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 56

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Megatrygon microps ( Annandale, 1908 )
status

 

Megatrygon microps ( Annandale, 1908) 

Smalleye Stingray

Trygon microps Annandale, 1908: 393  , pl. 27. Holotype: ZSI F2410/1. Type locality: Bay of Bengal , off Chittagong coast  , India.

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 236, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: First confirmed record of this species in PNG. Several large individuals observed in the bycatch of the prawn trawl fishery operating in the Gulf of Papua during recent surveys. Previously placed in the genus Dasyatis  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Dasyatidae

Genus

Megatrygon

Loc

Megatrygon microps ( Annandale, 1908 )

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

Trygon microps

Annandale, 1908 : 393