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Dasyatis parvonigra  Last & White, 2008

Dwarf black stingray
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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Dasyatidae (Stingrays)
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 Ecology

Marine; brackish; benthopelagic; depth range 124 - 183 m (Ref. 76959).   Tropical, preferred ?

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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)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length for females of similar form, possibly up to 49.8 cm WD (Ref. 76959).

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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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 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) .