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Mobula tarapacana


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lexID:
3671 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Mobula tarapacana 
German:
Sichelflossen-Rochen 
English:
Box Ray, Chilean Devil Ray, Devil Ray, Greater Guinean Mobula, Sicklefin Devil Ray, Spiny Mobula 
Category:
Pijlstaart roggen 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Mobula (Genus) > tarapacana (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Philippi, 1892) 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Madeira, Tuamoto Islands, Pakistan, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, South-Africa, Fiji, India, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Venezuela, Mexico (East Pacific), Philippines, Sri Lanka, the Ivory Coast, Malaysia, Thailand, Palau, Australia, Senegal, Suriname, French Polynesia, Columbia, USA, New Caledonia, Red Sea, Ecuador, Gulf of Mexico, the Cape Verde Archipelago, (the) Maldives, Taiwan, Peru, Austral Islands, Spain, Costa Rica, the Society Islands, Angola, Azoren, Bolivia, Brazilië, China, Egypte, Golf van Californië, Indische Oceaan, Japan, St. Lucia 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
250 cm - 328 cm 
Weight:
350 kg 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Garnalen, Phytoplankton, Plankton, Vissen (kleine vissen), Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Niet geschikt voor huiskameraquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-12 16:27:30 

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The box ray, Chilean devil ray, devil ray, greater Guinean mobula, sicklefin devil ray, or spiny mobula (Mobula tarapacana) is a species of fish in the Mobulidae family


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Mobulidae
Genus: Mobula
Species:M. tarapacana
Binomial name: Mobula tarapacana
(Philippi, 1892)

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