Potamotrygon constellata (Vaillant, 1880)
Thorny river stingray
Potamotrygon constellata
photo by IBAMA

Family:  Potamotrygonidae (River stingrays), subfamily: Potamotrygoninae
Max. size:  62 cm WD (male/unsexed); max.weight: 10,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Solimões River basin.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 June 2003 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 20.11.96
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.10.01
Checked by: Carvalho, Marcelo - 11.10.01

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