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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays
Subfamily: Dasyatinae
Genus: Dasyatis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dasyatis brevis Whiptail stingray Eastern Pacific 187 TL 1880
Dasyatis chrysonota Blue stingray Southeast Atlantic 75 WD 1828
Dasyatis gigantea Giant stumptail stingray Northwest Pacific 178 WD 1930
Dasyatis hastata Atlantic Ocean (Ref. 8125 104 WD 1842
Dasyatis hypostigma Southwest Atlantic 65 WD 2004
Dasyatis marmorata Marbled stingray Eastern Atlantic and Medi 60 TL 1892
Dasyatis matsubarai Pitted stingray Northwest Pacific 1939
Dasyatis multispinosa Multispine giant stingray Northwest Pacific 1959
Dasyatis pastinaca Common stingray North-eastern Atlantic Oc 64 WD 1758
Dasyatis thetidis Thorntail stingray Indo-West Pacific 400 TL 1899
Dasyatis tortonesei Tortonese's stingray Northeast Atlantic 80 WD 1975
Dasyatis ushiei Cow stingray Northwest Pacific 202 WD 1925



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