Filling a gap on the blank distribution of the giant freshwater stingray Urogymnus polylepis: first records in Malay Peninsula (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae)

Iqbal, Muhammad and Yustian, Indra and Setiawan, Arum and Nurnawati, Elisa and Zulkifli, Hilda (2020) Filling a gap on the blank distribution of the giant freshwater stingray Urogymnus polylepis: first records in Malay Peninsula (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 1112. pp. 1-4. ISSN 0936-9902

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Abstract

The giant freshwater stingray Urogymnus polylepis belongs to a group of species found mainly in fresh and brackish water and is characterized by a large body size,reportedly attaining more than 600 kg and 2 m disc diameter.Recently, a total of 97 species of Dasyatidae has been confirmed worldwide, including at least 10 species which are known to enter or live permanently in freshwater habitats of Southeast Asia [Fluvitrygon kittipongi, F. oxyrhynchus, F. signifer, Hemitrygon laosensis, Himantura uarnak, Makararaja chindwinensis, Urogymnus granulatus, U. polylepis, Pastinachus ater, and P. solocirostris].

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Jurnal Internasional Bereputasi (terindeks pada database internasional bereputasi dan berfaktor dampak) (Scopus Q1)
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology > QL614-639.8 Fishes
Divisions: 08-Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science > 46201-Biology (S1)
Depositing User: Dr Arum Setiawan
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 00:46
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2021 00:46
URI: http://repository.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/41895

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