Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes
(Stingrays) > Dasyatidae
(Stingrays) > Dasyatinae
Etymology: Telatrygon: Name from Latin 'telum' for javelin, spear, arrow, dart and Greek 'trygon' for stingray; referring to the long, narrowly pointed snout possessed by all members of the genus.; biasa: Name from the Indonesian and Malaysian word ‘biasa’ meaning ‘ordinary, common or normal’; referring to the frequent occurrence of this species in local fish markets; noun in apposition.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref. 110363). Tropical
Western North Pacific, including Indonesia and Malaysian Borneo; reported from the Philippines but no current specimens reported.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 18 - 19.3 cm
Max length : 28.7 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 110363)
Morphology | Morphometrics
This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: relatively short snout, length of preorbital 28-29% DW, preoral 27-28% DW and prenasal 23-25% DW; relatively short disc, its length 97-105% DW; the preoral length is 1.5-1.6 times width between the first gill openings; small eyes, orbit length 5-7% DW; 107-114 pectoral-fin radials; total vertebral centra (excluding the first synarcual) 85-94 (Ref. 110363).
Demersal on the continental and insular shelves of up to approximately 40 m depth. Birth size is 7.0 - 9.0 cm WD (Ref. 110363).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Last, P.R., W.T. White and G. Naylor, 2016. Three new stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Indo-West Pacific. Zootaxa 4147 (4):377-402. (Ref. 110363)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Very high vulnerability (90 of 100) .