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The Yellow Stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (Chondrichthyes Urotrygonidae): A Synoptic Review
Caribbean Journal of Science
  • Richard E. Spieler, Nova Southeastern University
  • Daniel P. Fahy, Nova Southeastern University
  • Robin L. Sherman, Nova Southeastern University
  • James Sulikowski, Nova Southeastern University
  • T. Patrick Quinn, Nova Southeastern University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2013
Keywords
  • Anatomy,
  • Ecology,
  • Elasmobranch,
  • Physiology,
  • Reproduction,
  • Stingray
Disciplines
Peer Reviewed
1
Abstract
The yellow stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (Cuvier) has been the subject of a multitude of diverse studies on its natural history, morphology, and physiology. We have attempted here to briefly review all the studies on U. jamaicensis both published and unpublished with the goal of providing comparative information for researchers working on related species as well as to highlight areas of research requiring further investigation in this one.
Citation Information
Richard E. Spieler, Daniel P. Fahy, Robin L. Sherman, James Sulikowski, et al.. "The Yellow Stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (Chondrichthyes Urotrygonidae): A Synoptic Review" Caribbean Journal of Science Vol. 47 Iss. 1 (2013) p. 67 - 97 ISSN: 0008-6452
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robin-sherman/8/