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Neotrygon picta  Last & White, 2008

Peppered maskray
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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Dasyatidae (Stingrays) > Neotrygoninae
Etymology: picta: Name from Latin 'pictus' for painted or coloured, refers to the colour pattern of peppery spots on a well-defined or weak reticulate background..   More on author: Last.

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Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 5 - 96 m (Ref. 76964).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Australia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 76964); 27.5 cm WD (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Size of new-born specimens 90-105 mm DW (Ref. 76964).

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Last, P.R. and W.T. White, 2008. Resurrection of the genus Neotrygon Castelnau (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) with the description of Neotrygon picta sp. nov., a new species from the Northern Australia. In Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds.): Descriptions of New Australian Chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper no. 22. (Ref. 76964)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.7 - 28.8, mean 27.7 (based on 576 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00430 - 0.02548), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .