Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 61

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Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832)


Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832) 

Pelagic Stingray

Trygon violacea Bonaparte, 1832  : fasc. 1, punt. 6, Pl. 155. Syntypes: ANSP 385View Materials, ANSP 386View Materials,? NMW 91239View Materials (dry). Type locality: Italy, western Mediterranean Sea.  

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 256, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: Based on data and images collected from observers on tuna longline vessels.


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