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Telatrygon acutirostra  (Nishida & Nakaya, 1988)

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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Dasyatidae (Stingrays) > Dasyatinae
Etymology: Telatrygon: Name from Latin 'telum' for javelin, spear, arrow, dart and Greek 'trygon' for stingray; referring to the long, narrowly pointed snout possessed by all members of the genus.;  acutirostra: Name from Latin 'acuti' for acute and 'rostra' for snout (Ref. 35022).

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Marine; demersal; depth range 53 - 142 m (Ref. 58018).   Subtropical

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Northwest Pacific: off the coast of southern Japan and the East China Sea (Ref. 7445). Range extension reported from the Gulf of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Ref. 74597).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.6 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 35022)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).

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Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures (Ref. 50449). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

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Nishida, K. and K. Nakaya, 1990. Taxonomy of the genus Dasyatis (Elasmobranchia, Dasyatidae) from the North Pacific. NOAA Tech. Rept. NMFS 90:327-346. (Ref. 7445)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.5 - 23.2, mean 17.9 (based on 60 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00269 (0.00087 - 0.00832), b=3.13 (2.88 - 3.38), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming fecundity<100).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (90 of 100) .