Dwarf whipray

The Dwarf whipray lives in the demersal, marine environment.

This fish is known as Dwarf Whipray and the correct latin name is Himantura Walga. It belongs to the Stingray family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care This is a peaceful fish. More

dwarf whipray consists of a suite of unusually small taxa. Although the cestode genera reported here are generally consistent with those reported from other Himantura species, they are completely inconsistent with previous records from H. walga (as Trygon walga) in Sri Lanka. More

* Dwarf whipray (Himantura walga) on FishBase: Technical fact sheet. References * Lim, S., P. Ng, L. Tan, & W. Y. Chin, 1994. Rhythm of the Sea: The Life and Times of Labrador Beach. More

Common names

Dværgpiskerokke in Danish (dansk)
Dwarf whip ray in English
Dwarf whipray in English
Dwergpijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Isacurrah-tenkee in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Ketuka in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Krabane hang-nahm in Thai (ไทย)
Kutti in Sindhi (सिन्धी)
Pari tanjung in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pow-e-dokhar in Farsi
Pow-e-dokhar in Persian (‫فارسی)
Scaly stingray in English
Suncush in Other
Tenkee shindraki in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Thirachi in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ఇసకుఱహ టెంకీ   in Telugu (తెలుగు)
టెంకీ షింద్రాకి  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
తిరచ్చి in Telugu (తెలుగు)
తిరాచ్చి in Telugu (తెలుగు)
沃尔窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese
沃爾窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Himantura
Species : Himantura walga
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