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Name - Zapteryx xyster

Name Details

Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Elasmobranchii (Subclass)
Rajiformes (Order)
Rhinobatidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Feeding ecology of common demersal elasmobranch species in the Pacific coast of Costa Rica inferred from stable isotope and stomach content analyses.
  • Trophic ecology of seven batoids species (Batoidea) of the Mexican Central Pacific.
  • Mercury levels in muscle tissue of four common elasmobranch species from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Central America.
  • Reproductive ecology of the witch guitarfish Zapteryx xyster Jordan & Evermann, 1896 (Chondrichtyes: Trygonorrhinidae) in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexican Pacific.
  • Reproductive cycles of the southern banded guitarfish Zapteryx xyster and the Velez ray Raja velezi caught as bycatch in a bottom-trawl fishery.

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