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jamaicensis, Raia Cuvier [G.] 1816:137 [Le Règne Animal v. 2; ref. 993] Jamaica. No types known. Type catalog: Séret & McEachran 1987:33 [ref. 9312]. Based on Sloane 1725:277, Pl. 246 (fig. 1). •Valid as Urolophus jamaicensis (Cuvier 1816) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:42 [ref. 23100], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:47 [ref. 22793], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:195 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:66 [ref. 24550], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:147 [ref. 27754]). •Valid as Urobatis jamaicensis (Cuvier 1816) -- (McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:184 [ref. 23897], Compagno 1999:494 [ref. 25589], Collette et al. 2003:98 [ref. 26784], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:573 [ref. 26985], Smith et al. 2003:6 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:56 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:56 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2015:510 [ref. 33729], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:123 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:161 [ref. 34211], Robertson et al. 2016:144 [ref. 34961], Last & McEachran 2016:660 [ref. 35013], Ehemann et al. 2018:27 [ref. 36194], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407], Ehemann et al. 2019:[7] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Urobatis jamaicensis (Cuvier 1816). Urotrygonidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) south to Guyana, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea Habitat: brackish, marine.