Tamoya ohboya Collins, Bentlage, Gillan, Lynn, Morandini & Marques, 2011
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Family:  Carybdeidae ()
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Environment:  pelagic; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
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Biology:  Believed to cause serious envenomations to humans despite having only documented three putative stings (Ref. 117277). Confirmed sightings have been made in shallow, nearshore waters (<10 m). Very little is known about its ecology. Preliminary studies suggest that this species appears to be solitary, fast swimmer, and feeds during the day (Ref. 117277).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 18.11.17
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 01.03.18

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