Dasyatis ushiei (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Cow stingray
Dasyatis ushiei
photo by Krajangdara, T. & V. Sodop

 Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays)
 Max. size:  202 cm WD (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: northern Japan to the East China Sea.
 Biology:  Demersal on insular and continental shelves (Ref.58048). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Caught often by demersal tangle net and longline fisheries operating in shelf waters. Utilized for its meat, cartilage and thorny tail (Ref.58048).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.05.96
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.06.17

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