Morphological abnormality in the longnose stingray Dasyatis guttata (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) in the Colombian Caribbean

Ramírez-Hernandez A., Palacios-Barreto P., Gaitán-Espitia J.D., Reyes F., Ramírez J.

Published date: March 2011
Volume: 35
Number: 1
Pagination: 079–080
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

Morphological abnormality in the rostral cartilage of the longnose stingray Dasyatis guttata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) is documented for the first time in a male specimen captured by artisanal fisheries on the North coast of the Colombian Caribbean.

Keywords: Caribbean - Dasyatidae - Dasyatis guttata - Elasmobranchs - Malformation - Stingray - Teratogeny
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