Scientific Name
Telatrygon zugei
Telatrygon zugei尖嘴魟
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Müller & Henle, 1841) Depth 17 - M
Chinese 尖嘴魟 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F055 Dasyatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 尖嘴魟 
Max Length 29 cm DW  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 尖嘴土魟、魴仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、South West、North 
Habitats Benthos、Estuary、Coastal  Holotype Locality Macao 
Synonyms Amphotistius zugei, Dasyatis cheni, Trygon crozieri, Trygon zugei   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985);楊鴻嘉圖鑑 (金)  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
Common Name Pale-edged stingray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc subquadrangular, anterior margins concave, outer margins convex. Snout much produced, 1.64 to 1.7 in head. Eyes small, 5 to 6 in snout. Spiracles larger than eyes, close behind it. Rostral ridges rather broad, narrowly separated anteriorly, widely diverging posteriorly. Mouth waved, without papillae. Teeth sharp, cusps low or obsolete. Gill openings equidistant. Nostrils small, anterior nasal valves forming rectangular flap joined to upper jaw by narrow frenum. Skin smooth, a row of flattened tubercles extending from base of tail to caudal spine. Caudal spines inserted at posterior first third of tail. No dorsal fin. Tail nearly 1.5 the bodym with a short low fold above, behind the spine, and a longer deeper one below. Ventrals subtriangular, angles blunted. Specimen in formalin brown above. Tail with dorsal and anal cutaneous folds dusky brown. Whitish below.
habitats Common in estuaries. Feed on bottom-dwelling organisms. Ovoviviparous. 
Distribution Pinang, China, India, Japan, East Indies, Burma, Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Cochinchina, Taiwan.