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Himantura astra Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008
Synonym for Maculabatis astra Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Himantura; Species: astra; Original reference
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, iman, imantos = thong, strap + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from Latin 'astrum' for star or constellation, refers to the dorsal coloration, which usually consists of dark spots orbited in various ways by whitish spots, vaguely resembling a cluster of stars, evident in larger specimens.
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