Himantura uarnak((Gmelin, 1789))


Details
Author:
(Gmelin, 1789)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Fish
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1954
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Ben Tuvia, 1966
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Dasayatis uarnak, Jaminea cylindrica, Raja sephen uarnak, Trygon oxyrhynchus,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Elasmobranchii, Order : Rajiformes, Family : Dasyatidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine 1983 established East Mediterranean Allam, 1989
Israel Levantine 1954 established East Mediterranean Ben Tuvia, 1955
Lebanon Levantine 1965 established East Mediterranean Mouneimne, 1977
Syria Levantine 1999 established East Mediterranean Malek et al., 2010
Turkey Levantine 1966 established East Mediterranean Ben Tuvia, 1966
Cyprus Levantine 1994 questionable East Mediterranean Last & Stevens, 1994

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D., 1994. Sharks and rays of Australia. Australia, CSIRO, 513 pp, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L1551 )
  • Ben Tuvia A., 1955. Two Indo-Pacific fishes, Dasayatis uarnak and Upeneus moluccensis in the eastern Mediterranean. Nature, London 176: 1177-1178, ( EMEDISRLEV-L1553 )
  • Malek Ali, Adib Saad, Mohamed Mourad Ben Amor, Christian Capape, 2010. First records of the Honeycomb Stingray, Himantura uarnak (Forskal, 1775),off the Syrian coast (eastern Mediterranean) (Chondrichthyes: Dasyatidae. Zoology in the Middle East - Vol. 49, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L1555 )
  • Ben Tuvia, A., 1966. Red Sea fishes recently found in the Mediterranean. Copeia, 2: 254-275., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1556 )