Urogymnus africana [Status Unaccepted]   (Bloch & Schneider,  1801) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Rajiformes
Family:Dasyatidae

Description
Subcircular and profusely tuberculated disk, feeble tail, about as long as disk length length without caudal spine. Nasoral grooves are rudimentary and cirri is present. Rostral cartilage is absent. Spiracles are large and found close behind eyes. Five pairs of gill-opening are situated on the ventral side. Rayed dorsal fins are absent. Teeth are tessellated, flattened and rohmboid.


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• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Biswas, KP (2009) Fishes around Indian Ocean Elasmobranch Fishes Daya publishing house Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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