Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832)

AphiaID: 158540

Pelagic stingray

Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass-2) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family)

Conservation Status


Dasyatis atratus Ishiyama & Okada, 1955
Dasyatis guileri Last, 1979
Dasyatis purpurea (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Dasyatis purpureus (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Dasyatis violacea (Bonaparte, 1832)
Trygon purpurea Müller & Henle, 1841
Trygon violacea Bonaparte, 1832

International References

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at [details]

basis of record Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]

Last update: 08 Oct. 2018
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