Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes
(Stingrays) > Dasyatidae
Etymology: Dasyatis: Greek, dasys = rough, dense (Ref. 45335); parvonigra: Name from Latin 'parvus' for little and 'nigra' for black, refers to its resemblance to a larger Australian species Dasyatis thetidis.. More on author: Last.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; brackish; benthopelagic; depth range 124 - 183 m (Ref. 76959). Tropical, preferred ?
Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia. Possibly to the western Pacific (Indonesia, off West Papua and the Philippines) where similar forms were collected.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 35 - ? cm
Max length : 38.4 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 76959); 49.8 cm WD (female)
Maximum length for females of similar form, possibly up to 49.8 cm WD (Ref. 76959).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Last, P.R. and W.T. White, 2008. Dasyatis parvonigra sp. Nov., a new species of stingray (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) from the tropical eastern Indian Ocean. In Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds.): Descriptions of New Australian Chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper no. 22. (Ref. 76959)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01202 (0.00490 - 0.02951), b=3.03 (2.81 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.7 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Very high vulnerability (90 of 100) .