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porcupine ray (Urogymnus asperrimus)

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Porcupine ray (Urogymnus asperrimus) in the Seychelles.
Date 10 September 2005, 11:13
Source raie http://www.flickr.com/photos/53645196@N00/163211792/
Author Olivier Cochard-Labbé from Paris, France http://www.flickr.com/people/53645196@N00
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urogymnus_asperrimus.jpg

The porcupine ray (Urogymnus asperrimus) is a rare species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae. This bottom-dweller is found throughout the tropical Indo-Pacific, as well as off West Africa. Uniquely within its family, it lacks a venomous stinging spine. However, an adult ray can still defend itself ably with the many large, sharp thorns found over its disc and tail. Order: Myliobatiformes, Family: Dasyatidae, Genus: Urogymnus, Species: Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801).
Synonyms:
Raja africana Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Raja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Urogymnus asperrimus solanderi Whitley, 1939
Urogymnus rhombeus Klunzinger, 1871

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Scientific Name: Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider,1801)
Common Names: Porcupine Ray
Synonyms: Raja asperrima Bloch & Schneider, 1801
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