Urobatis tumbesensis

(Chirichigno & Mceachran, 1979)

Tumbes round stingray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urotrygonidae

Reference of the original description
Chirichigno, F.N. & McEachran, J.D. (1979)
Urolophus tumbesensis, a new stingray from the coast of Peru (Batoidea: Urolophidae). Copeia, 1979(4), 709–713

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Urolophus tumbesensis

Urobatis tumbesensis
Holotype: IMARPE: 69-172; Paratype: IMARPE: 77-2260;

Description :

Citation: Urobatis tumbesensis (Chirichigno & Mceachran, 1979): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Urobatis tumbesensis (Chirichigno & McEachran, 1979) © Dra. Maribel Carrera Fernández, Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabí, Manta, Ecuador
Common names
eng Tumbes round stingray

Southeast Pacific: off Peru. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
TL min/max: 15,5 cm/34,5 cm, Weight (g) min/max: 140 g/2190 g (Database: 50 specimens, collected between October 2013 and August 2014 from the artisanal fisheries in ‘Los Esteros’ located in Manta City, Ecuadorian Pacific (0° 56' 59'' S; 80° 42' 34'' W) and from ‘La Poza’ located in Santa Rosa City (02° 13'0'' S; 80° 58' 0'' W)) [22773]

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=7403;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)