Telatrygon zugei (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Pale-edged stingray
photo by Devarapalli, P.

Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays), subfamily: Dasyatinae
Max. size:  29 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Vietnam to Japan, probably in the Philipinnes and Thailand.
Biology:  Feed on bottom-dwelling organisms (Ref.50449); primarily small crustaceans, but also small fishes (Ref.58048). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 02 February 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.08.93
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.12.19
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.10.95

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