Scientific Name
Hemitrygon bennettii
Hemitrygon bennettii黃魟
by: C. Y. Chen
Author (Müller & Henle, 1841) Depth 5 - 100M
Chinese 黃魟 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F055 Dasyatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 黃魟 
Max Length 50 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黃土魟、白肉鯆、白玉鯆、黃魟、笨氏土魟、黃魴(澎湖)、紅魴(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、West、South、South West、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality China; Trinidad Island, West Indies 
Synonyms Dasyatis benetti, Dasyatis benneti, Dasyatis bennetti, Trygon bennettii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);Last, P.R. and L.J.V. Compagno 1999 Dasyatididae. Stingrays. p. 1479-1505. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 3. Batoid fishes, chimaeras and bony fishes part 1 (Elopidae to Linophrynidae). FAO, Rome.   朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 
Specimen List
Common Name Bennett's stingray; Bennett's cowtail; Frilltailed stingray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc subrhomboid, 1.08 as broad as long, front edges nearly straight, outer angles angles and hind edges broadly rounded. Snout little produced. Eye 4 in snout, 1.5 in spiracles. Mouth waved, with five papillae, three in the middle. Skin smooth, with tubercles on middle of back and tail, one row on each shoulder. Tail 2.18 as long as the body, with a serrated spine, and with a narrow fold below. Brownish above.
habitats Biology not well known. Feeds on fish. Max size may reach up to 85 cm WD. Ovoviviparous. 
Distribution China, Indian Ocean, Taiwan