Scientific Name
Neotrygon kuhlii
Neotrygon kuhlii古氏新魟
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Müller & Henle, 1841) Depth 8 - 50M
Chinese 古氏新魟 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F055 Dasyatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 古氏新魟 
Max Length 70 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 魴仔、肉絲魟、古氏土魟、沙帽子(澎湖)、蝙仔(澎湖)、查某仔囝(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan East、South、North、North East、PonFu、ShaoLiuChew、LanI Is.、Greeb IS.、Nan Sa IS. 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、Lagoon、
Holotype Locality India; Vanicoro [Solomon Islands]; New Guinea 
Synonyms Amphotistius kuhlii, Dasyatis akajei, Dasyatis kuhli, Dasyatis kuhlii, Dasyatis luhlii, Dasybatus kuhli, Dicerobatis kuhlii, Raya trigonoides, Trygon kuhlii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);楊鴻嘉圖鑑 (金);Last, P.R. and W.T. White 2008 Resurrection of the genus Neotrygon Castelnau (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) with the description of Neotrygon picta sp. nov., a new species from the Northern Australia. In Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds.): Descriptions of New Australian Chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper no. 22.  Compagno, L.J.V. etc. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. etc. 1984 朱元鼎 編 1985 楊鴻嘉, 楊誠國 1990 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1993 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 楊鴻嘉, 陳良德 1995 楊鴻嘉, 張寶仁 1996 
Specimen List ASIZP0059695. ASIZP0059898. ASIZP0072248. ASIZP0073535. ASIZP0073604. ASIZP0073605. ASIZP0078458. ASIZP0805010. ASIZP0805866. ASIZP0806084. ASIZP0806153. ASIZP0806154. ASIZP0807278. ASIZP0915010. ASIZP0915866. ASIZP0916084. ASIZP0916153. ASIZP0916154. ASIZP0917278. FRIP20255. FRIP20505. FRIP21102. FRIP21341. FRIP21468. NMMBP04200. NMMBP06527. NMMBP08533.  
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Common Name Blue spotted sting ray; Blue-spotted stingray; Blue spotted stingray; Blue-spotted maskray; Blue-spotted stingaree; Bluespotted stingray; Kuhl's stingray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc thomboid, wider than long; anterior margins slightly convex, meeting at a very blunt angle on the end of the snout; outer margins nearly straight, outer angles blunt. Snout short, not produced, 2.7 to 2.8 in head. Eyes large, prominent. Spiracles deep, small than eyes, close behind eyes. Mouth waved, with two papillae at the bottom; teeth small, unequal, rhombic, cusps as slight keel. Gill openings small, equidistant. No dorsal fin. Ventrals nearly rectangular, obliquely rounded behind. Tail short, nearly 1.5 disc length, above with a short low fold behind the spine, below with a deeper longer one. A vertebral series of depressed tubercles appears on the back. Tail with caudal spine. Specimen in formalin brownish with blue black-edged spots, with a blackish band on the anterior and posterior part of the eye, a light band between the eyes. Tail blackish with irregular rings of white in the distal portion. Ventral surface whitish.
habitats A solitary species found on sandy bottoms near rocky or coral reefs. Usually found in deeper water but moves onto the reef flat and into shallow lagoons at high tide. Occasionally covers itself with sand, leaving only its eyes and tail visible. Feeds on c 
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