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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays
Subfamily: Urogymninae
Genus: Fontitrygon

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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Charvet-Almeida, P.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 207 cm TL
Fontitrygon colarensis (Santos, Gomes & Charvet-Almeida, 2004)

Photo by Charvet-Almeida, P.
 
Fontitrygon colarensis
[Colares stingray]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Fontitrygon garouaensis (Stauch & Blanc, 1962)

Photo by MNHN
 
Fontitrygon garouaensis
[Smooth freshwater stingray]

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm WD
Fontitrygon geijskesi (Boeseman, 1948)

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Fontitrygon geijskesi
[Sharpsnout stingray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Fontitrygon margarita (Günther, 1870)

Photo by FAO
 
Fontitrygon margarita
[Daisy stingray]

Photo by CIPA

Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm WD
Fontitrygon margaritella (Compagno & Roberts, 1984)

Photo by CIPA
 
Fontitrygon margaritella
[Pearl stingray]

Photo by Cutler, J.

Africa
Max. Length 120 cm WD
Fontitrygon ukpam (Smith, 1863)

Photo by Cutler, J.
 
Fontitrygon ukpam
[Thorny freshwater stingray]
6 Species of Family Dasyatidae
Subfamily: Urogymninae with Genus Fontitrygon
(Stingrays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2004 Fontitrygon colarensis Colares stingray Southwest Atlantic 207 TL
1962 Fontitrygon garouaensis Smooth freshwater stingray Africa 40 WD
1948 Fontitrygon geijskesi Sharpsnout stingray Western Central Atlantic 150 WD
1870 Fontitrygon margarita Daisy stingray Eastern Central Atlantic 100 WD
1984 Fontitrygon margaritella Pearl stingray Eastern Central Atlantic 30 WD
1863 Fontitrygon ukpam Thorny freshwater stingray Africa 120 WD



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