Scientific Name
Himantura microphthalma  
Himantura microphthalma小眼窄尾魟
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Author (Chen, 1948) Depth - M
Chinese 小眼窄尾魟 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F055 Dasyatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 小眼窄尾魟 
Max Length 112 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 魴仔、小眼魟 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Keelung market, northern Taiwan 
Synonyms Dasyatis microphthalmus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);Chen, J. T. F. 1948 (July) Notes on the fish-fauna of Taiwan in the collections of the Taiwan Museum. I. Some records of Platosomeae from Taiwan, with description of a new species of Dasyatis. Q. J. Taiwan Mus. (Taipei) v. 1 (no. 3): 1-14;Ebert, D. A., W. T. White, H.-C. Ho, P. R. Last, K. Nakaya, B. Séret, N. Straube, G. J. P. Naylor and M. R. C. de Carvalho (2013) An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Taiwan. Zootaxa 3752 (no. 1): 279-386.   Chen, J. T. F. 陳兼善 1948 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List
Common Name Smalleye whip ray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc as broad as long, front edges scarcely, hinder broadly round. Snout long, pointed. Eyes small,11 to 16 in snout. Mouth 4.5 in snout, slightly arched, with a thin velum inside instead of papillae. Teeth small, numerous, paved, each with a transverse ridge. Nostrils small, anterior nasal valves forming rectangular flap finely fringed and joined to upper jaw by narrow frenum. Skin smooth, two round tubercles in middle of back, one serrated caudal spine inserted just behind the first sixth of the tail, a patch of small asperities above before spine and also behind the spine along the upper and lateral surface of the tail to its extremity. No dorsal fin. Tail nearly 1.7 the body, without cutaneous fold. Ventrals narrow, long, anterior and posterior angles obtuse.
habitats Ovoviviparous. Better reference needed. 
Distribution Taiwan, China.(Chen) 
Utility NULL