Native Animals
 

Taeniurops meyeni

Black Spotted Ray
VU
Vulnerable
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2015
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SSN 54354
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

The disc of Blotched Fantail Stingray is circular with relatively short tail, becoming much more slender beyond sting; long, deep ventral skin fold on tail, extending to tail tip and dorsal surface almost smooth. The disc colour is dark with white blotches and mottling with tail uniform black posterior to sting. Maximum size this fish is 180 cm disc width. This ray eats on bottom bivalves, crustaceans and small fishes.

Habitats

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

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2015 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Vulnerable (VU)
3.1
2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Vulnerable (VU)
N/A

References

Book
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Seah, Y.G., Mohd Sharol, A., Mazlan, A.G. & Mat Jaafar, T.N.A. (2021). Marine Fishes of Kuantan : Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Penerbit UMT. pp. 172.
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)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Nurliyana Binti Abd Rahman, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Taeniurops meyeni. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/54354. [Retrieved 16 August 2022].

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