Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Dasyatidae > Genus: Dasyatis > Species: Dasyatis pastinaca

Common stingray - Dasyatis pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Natura 2000 species code 5622

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bantenaga Spanish Fishbase
Bastanago French Fishbase
Boll Maltese Fishbase
Boll komuni Maltese Fishbase
Bonn Maltese Fishbase
Bougnette French Fishbase
Chucho Spanish Fishbase
Common stingray English Fishbase
Coucou French Fishbase
Escorsana Spanish Fishbase
Escursana Spanish Fishbase
Escurso Spanish Fishbase
Ferrasa Spanish Fishbase
Fouleux French Fishbase
gemeiner Stechrochen German Fishbase
Hamiema Maltese Fishbase
Hamiema tas-sikkina Maltese Fishbase
Ignelivatoz Turkish Fishbase
Keihäsrausku Finnish Fishbase
Morskii kit Ukrainian Fishbase
Morskoj kot Russian Fishbase
Ogoncza pastynak Polish Fishbase
Pastenago French Fishbase
Pastenague French Fishbase
Pastenague commun French Fishbase
Pastenague commune French Fishbase
Pastenargo French Fishbase
Pastinaca Italian Fishbase
Pastinaca Spanish Fishbase
Pastinaga Spanish Fishbase
Peitschenrochen German Fishbase
Pfeilschwanz German Fishbase
Pigrokke Danish Fishbase
Pijlstaartrog Dutch Fishbase
Pilrokke Danish Fishbase
Pilrokke Norwegian Fishbase
Pilskate Norwegian Fishbase
Pisica de mare Romanian Fishbase
Pombo Spanish Fishbase
Raie-pastenague French Fishbase
Rayalátigo común Spanish Fishbase
Rayavaca Spanish Fishbase
Rocan gha nimhe Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Romaguera Spanish Fishbase
Sálahi trygéna Greek Fishbase
Serreta Spanish Fishbase
Shkotërr Albanian Fishbase
Siba zutulja Serbian Fishbase
Sorc Maltese Fishbase
Stechrochen German Fishbase
Stingray English Fishbase
Stingrocka Swedish Fishbase
Tare ronde French Fishbase
Terre French Fishbase
Tonare French Fishbase
Totina Spanish Fishbase
Trigóna Greek Fishbase
Trigono Italian Fishbase
Uge Portuguese Fishbase
Vastanaga French Fishbase
Vela latina Spanish Fishbase
Volina Serbian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Trygon pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Raja pastinaca Linnaeus, 1758
Dasyatis pastinacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dasyatis ujo Rafinesque, 1810
Trygon vulgaris Risso, 1827
Pastinaca olivacea Swainson, 1839
Pastinaca laevis Gronow, 1854
Trygon vulgaris pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dasybatus pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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