Native Animals

Taeniura lymma

Blue-spotted Ribbontail Ray
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2021
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SSN 28815
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    lymma (Forsskål, 1775)
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxanomic status is pending for approval

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Adult

Description

Bluespotted Fantail Ray’s disc is oval, tail base broad, tapering beyond sting; ventral skin fold on tail relatively deep, extending to tail tip. The dorsal surface is almost smooth to granular; 2 stings that located posteriorly on tail. The colour of disc and tail is brownish or orangish dorsally, disc with numerous bright blue spots and tail with blue stripe on each side before sting. The maximum size of this species is 350 cm disc width. It feeds on molluscs, polychaetes and crustaceans.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Marine Neritic → Estuaries
Suitable Unknown
2
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Sandy
Suitable Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1
2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
3.1
2005 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
3.1
2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
N/A

Location

by State Location
  • Johore 1
  • Pahang 1
  • Sabah 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
1

References

Book
  1. Handbook on the Living Marine Resources of Malaysia Marine Park, 2011. Department of Marine Park Malaysia, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Putrajaya, Malaysia. pp. 123.
  2. Island Life: A Natural History of Pulau Tengah, Johor, Malaysia, 2018. WS Lifestyle, Singapore. pp. 163.
  3. 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) ]
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Phang, S.M., Affendi, Y.A., Ooi, J.L.S. & Haji, A.J.M. (2008). Natural History of The Pulau Tioman Group of Islands. Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES), University of Malaya, Malaysia. pp. 292.
  7. 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.
  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. 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.
Chapter in book
  1. Gambang, A.C., Daud, A., Lim, A.P.K. & Osman, M. (2004). Fish Community of Pulau Layang Layang. In Mohamed, P.A. (Ed.), Marine Biodiversity of Pulau Layang Layang, Malaysia. Marine Research Station Layang Layang (MARSAL), Fisheries Research Institute, Department of Fisheries Malaysia. pp. 43-58.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)

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Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mr. Mohamad Shafiq Hafizee Bin Mohd Azali, Ms. Nur Razan Faiqah Binti Zahili, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Nurliyana Binti Abd Rahman, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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