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Himantura fai Pink whipray


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lexID:
3874 
AphiaID:
271457 
Scientific:
Himantura fai 
German:
Lila Stechrochen 
English:
Pink Whipray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Himantura (Genus) > fai (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Jordan & Seale, ), 1906 
Occurrence:
Suez-Kanal, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Caroline Island, Egypt, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua, Philippines, Red Sea, Samoa, South China Sea, South-Africa, Sulu Sea , Sumatra, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Tuamoto Islands, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
up to 74.8" (190 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Food specialist 
Tank:
10998.92 gal (~ 50000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-10-20 12:53:54 

Toxicity


Himantura fai is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Himantura fai, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Husbandry

Himantura fai Jordan & Seale, 1906

Occurs in aggregations over soft bottoms of the inner continental shelf, often near coral reefs. Ovoviviparous . Possible synonym of Himantura gerrardi

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Dasyatidae (Family) > Himantura (Genus) > Himantura fai (Species)

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