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Mobula japonica  (Müller and Henle, 1841)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 649708

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): spinetail devil ray [English]
 
  Valid Name: Mobula japanica (Müller and Henle, 1841)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, literature misspelling   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 13-May-2004, website (version 10-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Mobula japonica   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
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  Reference for: Mobula japonica   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Eschmeyer (online Catalog of Fishes, 2003) notes that the originally published name was Cephaloptera japanica Müller & Henle 1841, but concludes that the current name is Mobula japonica (Müller & Henle 1841). Compagno (1999) also uses this spelling  
 

 

   

 
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