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Pastinachus gruveli (Chabanaud, 1923)
Synonym for Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål, 1775)

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  Status details :   
junior synonym, new combination
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  Comment :   
Although considered valid in Ref. 47854, Compagno (pers. comm. 30/07/03) suggests that D. gruveli should be treated as a synonym of Pastinachus sephen until the major problems within the genus can be rectified.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Latin, pastinaca = a sting ray (Ref. 45335).
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References using the name as accepted
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