DASYATIDAE,

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald, 2018, Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants, Zootaxa 4509 (1), pp. 1-215: 15-16

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4509.1.1

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scientific name

DASYATIDAE
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DASYATIDAE 

Brevitrygon walga (Müller & Henle 1841) 

Red Sea: (Müller & Henle 1841, as Trygon walga  ; Last et al. 2016)  .

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Eritrea ( Klunzinger 1871, as Raja obtusa  and Trygon polylepis  ; Dor 1984, as Dasyatis imbricata  ; Last et al. 2016).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden east to western India.

Himantura uarnak (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775) 

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( Gruvel 1936, as Trygon uarnak  )

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Botros 1971, as Trygon uarnak  ), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Marshall 1952, as Dasyatis uarnak  ), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Trygon uarnak  ), Eritrea ( Tortonese 1956), Saudi Arabia ( Spaet & Berumen 2015), Yemen ( Botros 1971, as Trygon uarnak  ). General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines.

Remark: Lessepsian migrant into eastern Mediterranean (see Ben-Tuvia 1966).

Maculabatis ambigua Last, Bogorodsky & Alpermann 2016 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Israel (Golani et al. 2008 as Himantura gerrardi  ).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Gohar & Mazhar 1964, as Dasyatis gerrardi  ), Saudi Arabia ( Bogorodsky et al. 2014b, as Himantura gerrardi  ; Last et al. 2016).

General distribution: Red Sea, western Indian Ocean: East Africa   .

Neotrygon caeruleopunctatus Last, White & Séret 2016 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Melouk 1959, as Tryghon kuhlii  ), Eritrea ( Tortonese 1956, as Dasyatis kuhlii  ). General distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa east to western Indonesia.

Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Lieske & Myers 2010).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Gohar & Mazhar 1964, as Dasyatis sephen  ), Sudan ( Bamber 1915, as Trygon sephen  ), Eritrea (Tortonese 1935, as Dasyatis sephen  ), Saudi Arabia (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Raja sephen  ; see Fricke 2008), Yemen ( Botros 1971, as Trygon sephen  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden east to Pakistan.

Pateobatis  fai ( Jordan & Seale 1906)

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Trygon liocephalus  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to  Marquesas Islands.

Taeniura lymma (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775) 

Gulf of Suez: Egypt ( El-Ganainy et al 2005).

Gulf of Aqaba: Egypt ( Marshall 1952), Israel ( Ben-Tuvia &Steinitz 1952), Jordan ( Khalaf & Disi 1997).

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871), Eritrea ( Kossmann & Räuber 1877), Saudi Arabia ( Roux-Estève & Fourmanoir 1955), Yemen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775, as Raja lymma  ; see Fricke 2008).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea.

Taeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle 1841) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Taeniura melanospila  ), Eritrea ( Tortonese 1956, as Taeniura melanospilos  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to  Marquesas Islands.

Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Egypt ( Klunzinger 1871, as Urogymnus rhombeus  ), Eritrea ( Tortonese 1956, as Urogymnus africanus  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Mariana Islands and Fiji; possibly eastern Atlantic.

Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay 1883) 

Gulf of Suez: ¯

Gulf of Aqaba: ¯

Red Sea main basin: Saudi Arabia ( Bogorodsky et al. 2014a, as Himantura granulata  ).

General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Palau and Solomon Islands.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Pisces

Order

Myliobatiformes

Family

Dasyatidae

Loc

DASYATIDAE

Golani, Daniel & Fricke, Ronald 2018
2018
Loc

Maculabatis ambigua

Last, Bogorodsky & Alpermann 2016
2016
Loc

Himantura uarnak (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775 )

Forsskal in Niebuhr 1775
1775
Loc

Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775 )

Forsskal in Niebuhr 1775
1775
Loc

Taeniura lymma (Forsskål in Niebuhr 1775 )

Forsskal in Niebuhr 1775
1775