Zanobatus maculatus, Maculate panray

Zanobatus maculatus Séret 2016

Maculate panray
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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Zanobatidae (Panrays)
Etymology: maculatus: Name from Latin 'macula' for spotted; referring to its blotched colour pattern.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 1 - 30 m (Ref. 116736).   Tropical; 6°N - 5°S, 8°W - 11°E (Ref. 114953)

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Eastern Central Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea, from Ivory Coast to Gabon.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116736)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species is distinguished from its congener (Zanobatus schoenleinii) by the following combination of characters: dorsal surface of disc is brownish to reddish brown, with numerous dark brown blotches, and sometimes surrounded by a network of whitish dots; the ventral surface of disc is pale creamy white or orange-brown, with conspicuous dark brown posterolateral margins; the crown of dermal denticles of dorsal surface spearhead-shaped; dorsal surface with enlarged thorny denticles are more numerous and stronger, in parallel rows on trunk and in concentric semi-circular rows on pectoral fins; tooth rows in upper jaw 54-64 ; predorsal vertebrae 36-44 (mode 39) (Ref. 116736).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lives mostly on sandy bottoms (Ref. 116736).

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Séret, B., 2016. Zanobatus maculatus, a new species of panray from the Gulf of Guinea, eastern central Atlantic (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea: Zanobatidae). Zootaxa 4161 (4):509-522. (Ref. 116736)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (19 of 100) .