Neotrygon valiis commonly referred to as Guadalcanal maskray, Blue-spotted Maskray. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Neotrygon vali has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Neotrygon vali in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Neotrygon vali. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
Very special thanks for the first photo of Neotrygon vali to Mark Rosenstein, USA.
Similar species: Neotrygon kuhlii (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Source: Philippe Borsa.
Neotrygon vali, a new species of the blue-spotted maskray complex (Myliobatoidei:Dasyatidae). Species, Discovery Journals, 2017, 18, pp.146-153. 10.1101/106682. ird-01578389
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