Native Animals
 

Himantura walga

Pari
NT
Near Threatened
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2009
QR Code
SSN 26874
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Description

Almost disc of Dwarf Whipray is oval; short tail and no skin folds on tail; narrow band of flat denticles on central disc in adults; tail thorns very elongate and snout broadly triangular. The colour of this ray is grayish or brownish dorsally; whitish ventrally and sometimes with a yellowish gray posterior margin. The maximum size this whipray is 240 cm disc width.

Assessment

Structure

Body
2D Shape
Allows the fish to rest on the bottom and hide either using camouflage or by covering itself with a ...
Depressiform

Specimen

Collection Center Total
20

References

Book
  1. Guidebook to the Biodiversity of Linting wetlands, 2015. Wetlands International, Malaysia. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  2. Malaysia National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Shark (Plan 2), 2014. Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 50. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  3. Ahmad, A., Lim, A.P.K., Fahmi, & Dharmadi, (2013). Field Guide to Look-Alike Sharks and Rays Species of the Southeast Asian Region. Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department (SEAFDEC/MFRDMD). pp. 107.
  4. Ahmad, A., Gambang, A.C., Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. & Lim, A.P.K. (2007). Field Guide to Rays and Chimaeras of Malaysia and Neighbouring Countries. Fisheries Research Institute, Sarawak Branch, Bintawa, Malaysia. pp. 58.
  5. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  6. Kimura, S., Satapoomin, U. & Matsuura, K. (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.
  7. Yoshida, T, Motomura, H, Musikasinthorn, P & Matsuura, K. (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
  8. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  9. Kamarruddin, I., Mohamed, C.A.R., Kee Alfian, B.A.A., Fitra, A.Z., Lee, J.N. & Rozaimi, M.J. (2011). Malaysia's Marine Biodiversity: Inventory and Current Status. Department of Marine Park Malaysia and Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (EKOMAR), Malaysia. pp. 212.
  10. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)
Online
  1. Marine Fishes Identification, Department of Fisheries Malaysia. Department of Fisheries Malaysia. Retrieved May 24, 2017, from http://www.dof.gov.my/
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). Retrieved February 07, 2017, from http://www.marinespecies.org

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Mrs. Azwarina Binti Mohd Azmi Ramasamy, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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