Bathytoshia lata

(Garman, 1880)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Dasyatidae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1880)
New species of selachians in the museum collection. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 6(11): 167–172

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathytoshia thetidis, Dasibatis lata, Dasyatis agulhensis, Dasyatis cf. ushiei, Dasyatis lata, Dasyatis latus, Dasyatis lubricus, Dasyatis sciera, Dasyatis thetidis, Dasyatis ushiei, Dasyatis ushieri, Dasybatis agulhensis, Dasybatis ushiei, Dasybatus agulhensis, Dasybatus latus, Trygon lata

Bathytoshia lata

Dasyatis lata
Holotype: MCZ: 129-S
Dasyatis lubricus
Holotype: SAIAB: 431;
Dasyatis sciera
Holotype: USNM: 64128 (orig 387)
Dasyatis thetidis
Syntype: AMS: I.3832;
Dasyatis ushiei
Holotype: FMNH: 59380;
Dasybatis agulhensis
Holotype: SAM: (apparently lost);

Description :

Citation: Bathytoshia lata (Garman, 1880): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2021

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Bathytoshia lata (GARMAN, 1880), © Randall, J.E,
Common names
eng Broad stingray, eng Brown stingray

Circumglobal: Pacific. Source:

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 [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
100.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; [1658])

demersal; marine; depth range 40 - 357 m [17640]

shark-references Species-ID=7945;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Dendromonocotyle fukushimaensis Kitamura & Ogawa, 2019 [27164]