FAO Area: 03.
Habitat and Ecology
Information on reproductive biology is known only from Brazil and Venezuela. Reproductive mode is matrotrophic viviparity with trophonemata. The duration of the reproductive cycle is around two years. Gestation period is estimated as nine months. Ovarian fecundity is 3-5 and the average uterine fecundity is two embryos. Sexual segregation has been observed in this species. Size at birth 16 cm DW; size at maturity 60 cm DW (males) and 72 cm DW (females); maximum size is 130 cm DW.
Diet includes small fishes, shrimps, worms and insect larvae.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Paratrygon aiereba
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 24
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
There are no regulations or controls on catches by commercial fisheries.
Habitat protection and fisheries monitoring programs are recommended.