Scientific Name
Hemitrygon laevigata
Hemitrygon laevigata光魟
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Chu, 1960) Depth 5 - 100M
Chinese 光魟 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F055 Dasyatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 光魟 
Max Length 63 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 光土魟、魴仔 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Shanghai fish market, Dongfushan, and Huaniao, China 
Synonyms Dasyatis laevigatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);Nishida, K. and K. Nakaya 1990 Taxonomy of the genus Dasyatis (Elasmobranchia, Dasyatidae) from the North Pacific. NOAA Tech. Rept. NMFS 90:327-346.   朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List
Common Name Yantai stingray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc rhomboid, wider than long. Snout produced, sharp at the end, 5 in body length. Eyes small. Spiracles equal eye, close behind it. Mouth small, waved, with three papillae at the bottom of the mouth Teeth small. Gill openings small, equidistant. Body smooth, without tubercles. One caudal spine on the tail. Tail whiplike, short, about 1.6 the length of body disc, with dermal fold below and a weaker one above behind the spine. Specimen in formalin dark-brown above. Under surface whitish, with gray margins. Tail.grayish.
habitats Ovoviviparous.  
Distribution China, Taiwan. 
Utility NULL