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Mobula tarapacana


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lexID:
3671 
AphiaID:
105859 
Scientific:
Mobula tarapacana 
German:
Sichelflossen-Rochen 
English:
Box Ray, Chilean Devil Ray, Devil Ray, Greater Guinean Mobula, Sicklefin Devil Ray, Spiny Mobula 
Category:
Rockor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Mobula (Genus) > tarapacana (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Philippi, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
Ecuador, Peru, Austral Islands, Costa Rica, the Society Islands, Madeira, Pakistan, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, India, Venezuela, the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Suriname, Columbia, Angola, Australien, Azorerna, Bolivia, Brasilien, Cocos Island, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerna, Franska Polynesien, Indiska Oceanen, Indonesien, Japan, Kaliforniska viken, Kap Verde, Kina, Malaysia, Maldiverna, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific), Nya Kaledonien, Palau, Röda Havet, Spanien, Sri Lanka, St. Helena, St. Lucia, Sydafrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Tuamotoöarna, USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
250 cm - 328 cm 
Weight:
350 kg 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, Räkor, Småfisk, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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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