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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  Dasyatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 035002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathytoshia lata   (Garman, 1880)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 35 Dasyatidae (Stingrays) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Black Stingray
Common Names List: black stingray
Organism Type: a stingray
Synonyms: Dasyatis thetidis Ogilby, 1899 [in most references prior to late 2016]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 035910     Bathytoshia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
035002, 37 035015, 035015
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-09.
Occurrence locations [189] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 360 m.
Taxon Notes:Molecular data (G Naylor, unpub) noted in Last et al 2016 (Zootaxa, 4139) demonstrated that Dasyatis thetidis and D. ushiei are both conspecific with the earliest described species, Dasyatis lata. The genus Bathytoshia was resurrected for this species by Last et al 2016.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3526
View at FoA
ITIS 564335
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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