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Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays



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Photo by Danna, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 430 cm TL
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875)

Photo by Danna, P.
 
Bathytoshia brevicaudata
[Short-tail stingray]

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Bathytoshia centroura (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Gasparini, J.L.
 
Bathytoshia centroura
[Roughtail stingray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Bathytoshia lata (Garman, 1880)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Bathytoshia lata
[Brown stingray]
No picture found
Indo-Malay Archipelago
Max. Length 24 cm WD

 
Brevitrygon heterura
[Dwarf whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm WD
Brevitrygon imbricata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Brevitrygon imbricata
[Bengal whipray]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23.4 cm WD

 
Brevitrygon javaensis
[Javan whipray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 45 cm WD
Brevitrygon walga (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Brevitrygon walga
[Scaly whipray]

Photo by Ziegler, P.E.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 187 cm TL
Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880)

Photo by Ziegler, P.E.
 
Dasyatis brevis
[Whiptail stingray]

Photo by Chater, S.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm WD
Dasyatis chrysonota (Smith, 1828)

Photo by Chater, S.
 
Dasyatis chrysonota
[Blue stingray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 178 cm WD

 
Dasyatis gigantea
[Giant stumptail stingray]

Photo by Modder, T.

Atlantic Ocean (Ref. 8125
Max. Length 104 cm WD
Dasyatis hastata (DeKay, 1842)

Photo by Modder, T.
 
Dasyatis hastata
[]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm WD
Dasyatis hypostigma Santos & Carvalho, 2004

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Dasyatis hypostigma
[]

Photo by Clua, E.

Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Dasyatis marmorata (Steindachner, 1892)

Photo by Clua, E.
 
Dasyatis marmorata
[Marbled stingray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Dasyatis matsubarai
[Pitted stingray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Dasyatis multispinosa
[Multispine giant stingray]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

North-eastern Atlantic Oc
Max. Length 64 cm WD
Dasyatis pastinaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Dasyatis pastinaca
[Common stingray]

Photo by CSIRO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 400 cm TL
Dasyatis thetidis Ogilby, 1899

Photo by CSIRO
 
Dasyatis thetidis
[Thorntail stingray]

Photo by Ilkyaz, A.T.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm WD
Dasyatis tortonesei Capapé, 1975

Photo by Ilkyaz, A.T.
 
Dasyatis tortonesei
[Tortonese's stingray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & V. Sodop

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 202 cm WD
Dasyatis ushiei (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & V. Sodop
 
Dasyatis ushiei
[Cow stingray]

Photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 28.5 cm WD
Fluvitrygon kittipongi (Vidthayanon & Roberts, 2005)

Photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Fluvitrygon kittipongi
[]

Photo by Deynat, P.P.

Asia
Max. Length 36 cm WD
Fluvitrygon oxyrhynchus (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Deynat, P.P.
 
Fluvitrygon oxyrhynchus
[Marbled whipray]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 60 cm WD
Fluvitrygon signifer (Compagno & Roberts, 1982)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Fluvitrygon signifer
[White-rimmed stingray]

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]

Photo by CAFS

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Hemitrygon akajei (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by CAFS
 
Hemitrygon akajei
[Whip stingray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Hemitrygon bennettii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Hemitrygon bennettii
[Bennett's stingray]

Photo by FAO

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Hemitrygon fluviorum (Ogilby, 1908)

Photo by FAO
 
Hemitrygon fluviorum
[Estuary stingray]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 41.8 cm WD
Hemitrygon izuensis (Nishida & Nakaya, 1988)

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Hemitrygon izuensis
[Izu stingray]

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 37 cm WD
Hemitrygon laevigata (Chu, 1960)

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Hemitrygon laevigata
[Yantai stingray]

Photo by Warren, T.

Southeast Asia
Max. Length 62 cm WD
Hemitrygon laosensis (Roberts & Karnasuta, 1987)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Hemitrygon laosensis
[Mekong stingray]
No picture found
Western Pacific, endemic
Max. Length 31 cm WD

 
Hemitrygon longicauda
[Merauke stingray]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 32 cm WD
Hemitrygon navarrae (Steindachner, 1892)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Hemitrygon navarrae
[Blackish stingray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & S. Rodpradit

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 51 cm WD
Hemitrygon parvonigra (Last & White, 2008)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & S. Rodpradit
 
Hemitrygon parvonigra
[Dwarf black stingray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Hemitrygon sinensis
[Chinese stingray]
No picture found
Indian Ocean

 
Himantura alcockii
[Pale-spot whip ray]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm WD

 
Himantura australis
[Australian whipray]
No picture found
Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm WD

 
Himantura fava
[honeycomb whipray]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 100 cm WD

 
Himantura fluviatilis
[Ganges stingray]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Himantura krempfi (Chabanaud, 1923)

Photo by FAO
 
Himantura krempfi
[Marbled freshwater whip ray]

Photo by Borsa, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 110.5 cm WD
Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008

Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Himantura leoparda
[]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 179 cm WD
Himantura marginata (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Himantura marginata
[Blackedge whipray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Himantura microphthalma
[Smalleye whip ray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Himantura pacifica (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Himantura pacifica
[Pacific chupare]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Himantura pareh
[]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41.2 cm WD
Himantura randalli Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Moore, 2012

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Himantura randalli
[Arabian banded whipray]

Photo by Shank, B.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Himantura schmardae (Werner, 1904)

Photo by Shank, B.
 
Himantura schmardae
[Chupare stingray]

Photo by Durand, J.-D. / Borsa, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm WD
Himantura tutul Borsa, Durand, Shen, Alyza, Solihin & Berrebi, 2013

Photo by Durand, J.-D. / Borsa, P.
 
Himantura tutul
[Fine-spotted leopard whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Himantura uarnak (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Himantura uarnak
[Honeycomb stingray]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 410 cm TL
Himantura undulata (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Himantura undulata
[Leopard whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Hypanus americanus (Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hypanus americanus
[Southern stingray]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm WD
Hypanus dipterurus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Hypanus dipterurus
[Diamond stingray]

Photo by Bornatowski, H.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Hypanus guttatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Bornatowski, H.
 
Hypanus guttatus
[Longnose stingray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacfic
Max. Length 260 cm TL
Hypanus longus (Garman, 1880)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Hypanus longus
[Longtail stingray]

Photo by Sazima, I.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Hypanus marianae (Gomes, Rosa & Gadig, 2000)

Photo by Sazima, I.
 
Hypanus marianae
[Brazilian large-eyed stingray]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic Ocean
Max. Length 320 cm TL

 
Hypanus rudis
[Smalltooth stingray]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm WD
Hypanus sabinus (Lesueur, 1824)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Hypanus sabinus
[Atlantic stingray]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Hypanus say (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Hypanus say
[Bluntnose stingray]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm WD

 
Maculabatis ambigua
[Baraka"s whipray]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 63.4 cm WD

 
Maculabatis arabica
[Arabic whipray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 180 cm WD
Maculabatis astra (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha
 
Maculabatis astra
[]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 66 cm WD

 
Maculabatis bineeshi
[Short-tail whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Maculabatis gerrardi (Gray, 1851)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Maculabatis gerrardi
[Sharpnose stingray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T., M. Sumontha & V. Sodop

Indo-Malay Archipelago in
Max. Length 80 cm WD
Maculabatis pastinacoides (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Krajangdara, T., M. Sumontha & V. Sodop
 
Maculabatis pastinacoides
[Round whip ray]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 86 cm WD
Maculabatis toshi (Whitley, 1939)

Photo by FAO
 
Maculabatis toshi
[Black-spotted whipray]
No picture found
Asia, Myanmar.

 
Makararaja chindwinensis
[]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & S. Rodpradit

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 320 cm TL
Megatrygon microps (Annandale, 1908)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & S. Rodpradit
 
Megatrygon microps
[Smalleye stingray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Neotrygon annotata (Last, 1987)

Photo by FAO
 
Neotrygon annotata
[Plain maskray]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 45.2 cm WD

 
Neotrygon australiae
[Australian bluespotted maskray]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 47.1 cm WD

 
Neotrygon caeruleopunctata
[Bluespotted maskray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Neotrygon kuhlii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Neotrygon kuhlii
[Blue-spotted stingray]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm WD
Neotrygon leylandi (Last, 1987)

Photo by FAO
 
Neotrygon leylandi
[Painted maskray]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30.2 cm WD

 
Neotrygon ningalooensis
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific

 
Neotrygon orientale
[]

Photo by Krajangdara, T., M. Sumontha & O. Chamasonti

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 27.5 cm WD
Neotrygon picta Last & White, 2008

Photo by Krajangdara, T., M. Sumontha & O. Chamasonti
 
Neotrygon picta
[Peppered maskray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha

Indo-West Pacific

Pastinachus ater (Macleay, 1883)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha
 
Pastinachus ater
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 83 cm WD

 
Pastinachus gracilicaudus
[Narrowtail stingray]

Photo by Banks, I.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 183 cm WD
Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Pastinachus sephen
[Cowtail stingray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm WD

 
Pastinachus solocirostris
[Roughnose stingray]

Photo by Fahmi

Asia
Max. Length 42.8 cm WD
Pastinachus stellurostris Last, Fahmi & Naylor, 2010

Photo by Fahmi
 
Pastinachus stellurostris
[Starrynose stingray]

Photo by Fosset, A.

Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 105 cm WD
Pateobatis bleekeri (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Fosset, A.
 
Pateobatis bleekeri
[Bleeker's whipray]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 183 cm TL
Pateobatis fai (Jordan & Seale, 1906)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Pateobatis fai
[Pink whipray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 70.7 cm WD

 
Pateobatis hortlei
[Hortle's whipray]

Photo by SFSA

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 130 cm WD
Pateobatis jenkinsii (Annandale, 1909)

Photo by SFSA
 
Pateobatis jenkinsii
[Jenkins whipray]

Photo by Krajangdara, T.

Indo-Malay Arch., Java to
Max. Length 119 cm WD
Pateobatis uarnacoides (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Krajangdara, T.
 
Pateobatis uarnacoides
[Whitenose whip ray]

Photo by Mollet, H.F.

Probably cosmopolitan in
Max. Length 96 cm WD
Pteroplatytrygon violacea (Bonaparte, 1832)

Photo by Mollet, H.F.
 
Pteroplatytrygon violacea
[Pelagic stingray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 250 cm TL
Taeniura grabata (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Taeniura grabata
[Round stingray]
No picture found
Central Pacific
Max. Length 22 cm WD

 
Taeniura lessoni
[Oceania fantail ray]

Photo by Field, R.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 35 cm WD
Taeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Taeniura lymma
[Ribbontail stingray]

Photo by Tomeno, V.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 330 cm TL
Taeniurops meyeni (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Tomeno, V.
 
Taeniurops meyeni
[Round ribbontail ray]

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 10.6 cm WD
Telatrygon acutirostra (Nishida & Nakaya, 1988)

Photo by National Museum of Marine Science and Technology, Taiwan
 
Telatrygon acutirostra
[]
No picture found
Western North Pacific, in
Max. Length 28.7 cm WD

 
Telatrygon biasa
[Indonesian sharpnose ray]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 29 cm WD
Telatrygon zugei (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Telatrygon zugei
[Pale-edged stingray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 161 cm WD

 
Urogymnus acanthobothrium
[Mumburarr whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 147 cm WD
Urogymnus asperrimus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Urogymnus asperrimus
[Porcupine whipray]

Photo by Wilson, D.

Oceania
Max. Length 124 cm WD
Urogymnus dalyensis (Last & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2008)

Photo by Wilson, D.
 
Urogymnus dalyensis
[Freshwater whipray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 141 cm WD
Urogymnus granulatus (Macleay, 1883)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Urogymnus granulatus
[Mangrove whipray]
No picture found
Indo-Malay Archipelago
Max. Length 100 cm WD

 
Urogymnus lobistoma
[Tubemouth whipray]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 240 cm WD
Urogymnus polylepis (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Urogymnus polylepis
[Giant freshwater whipray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bathytoshia brevicaudata Short-tail stingray Indo-West Pacific 430 TL 1875
Bathytoshia centroura Roughtail stingray Western Atlantic 300 TL 1815
Bathytoshia lata Brown stingray Eastern Atlantic 100 WD 1880
Brevitrygon heterura Dwarf whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 24 WD 1852
Brevitrygon imbricata Bengal whipray Indo-West Pacific 25 WD 1801
Brevitrygon javaensis Javan whipray Eastern Indian Ocean 23.4 WD 2013
Brevitrygon walga Scaly whipray Northern Indian Ocean 45 WD 1841
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
Fluvitrygon kittipongi Asia 28.5 WD 2005
Fluvitrygon oxyrhynchus Marbled whipray Asia 36 WD 1878
Fluvitrygon signifer White-rimmed stingray Asia 60 WD 1982
Fontitrygon colarensis Colares stingray Southwest Atlantic 207 TL 2004
Fontitrygon garouaensis Smooth freshwater stingray Africa 40 WD 1962
Fontitrygon geijskesi Sharpsnout stingray Western Central Atlantic 150 WD 1948
Fontitrygon margarita Daisy stingray Eastern Central Atlantic 100 WD 1870
Fontitrygon margaritella Pearl stingray Eastern Central Atlantic 30 WD 1984
Fontitrygon ukpam Thorny freshwater stingray Africa 120 WD 1863
Hemitrygon akajei Whip stingray Northwest Pacific 200 TL 1841
Hemitrygon bennettii Bennett's stingray Northwest Pacific 50 WD 1841
Hemitrygon fluviorum Estuary stingray Southwest Pacific 130 TL 1908
Hemitrygon izuensis Izu stingray Northwest Pacific 41.8 WD 1988
Hemitrygon laevigata Yantai stingray Northwest Pacific 37 WD 1960
Hemitrygon laosensis Mekong stingray Southeast Asia 62 WD 1987
Hemitrygon longicauda Merauke stingray Western Pacific, endemic 31 WD 2013
Hemitrygon navarrae Blackish stingray Northwest Pacific 32 WD 1892
Hemitrygon parvonigra Dwarf black stingray Eastern Indian Ocean and 51 WD 2008
Hemitrygon sinensis Chinese stingray Northwest Pacific 1892
Himantura alcockii Pale-spot whip ray Indian Ocean 1909
Himantura australis Australian whipray Western Central Pacific 140 WD 2016
Himantura fava honeycomb whipray Indo-Pacific 120 WD 1909
Himantura fluviatilis Ganges stingray Asia 100 WD 1822
Himantura krempfi Marbled freshwater whip ray Asia 40 WD 1923
Himantura leoparda Indo-West Pacific 110.5 WD 2008
Himantura marginata Blackedge whipray Indian Ocean 179 WD 1860
Himantura microphthalma Smalleye whip ray Northwest Pacific 1948
Himantura pacifica Pacific chupare Eastern Pacific 150 TL 1941
Himantura pareh Western Central Pacific 1852
Himantura randalli Arabian banded whipray Western Indian Ocean 41.2 WD 2012
Himantura schmardae Chupare stingray Western Central Atlantic 200 WD 1904
Himantura tutul Fine-spotted leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 115 WD 2013
Himantura uarnak Honeycomb stingray Indo-Pacific 200 WD 1789
Himantura undulata Leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 410 TL 1852
Hypanus americanus Southern stingray Western Atlantic 200 WD 1928
Hypanus dipterurus Diamond stingray Eastern Pacific 122 WD 1880
Hypanus guttatus Longnose stingray Western Atlantic 200 WD 1801
Hypanus longus Longtail stingray Eastern Central Pacfic 260 TL 1880
Hypanus marianae Brazilian large-eyed stingray Southwest Atlantic 40 WD 2000
Hypanus rudis Smalltooth stingray Eastern Atlantic Ocean 320 TL 1870
Hypanus sabinus Atlantic stingray Western Atlantic 61 WD 1824
Hypanus say Bluntnose stingray Western Atlantic 100 WD 1817
Maculabatis ambigua Baraka"s whipray Western Indian Ocean 90 WD 2016
Maculabatis arabica Arabic whipray Indian Ocean 63.4 WD 2016
Maculabatis astra Indo-West Pacific 180 WD 2008
Maculabatis bineeshi Short-tail whipray Indian Ocean 66 WD 2016
Maculabatis gerrardi Sharpnose stingray Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1851
Maculabatis pastinacoides Round whip ray Indo-Malay Archipelago in 80 WD 1852
Maculabatis toshi Black-spotted whipray Western Pacific 86 WD 1939
Makararaja chindwinensis Asia, Myanmar. 2007
Megatrygon microps Smalleye stingray Indo-Pacific 320 TL 1908
Neotrygon annotata Plain maskray Eastern Indian Ocean and 45 TL 1987
Neotrygon australiae Australian bluespotted maskray Eastern Indian Ocean to W 45.2 WD 2016
Neotrygon caeruleopunctata Bluespotted maskray Indian Ocean 47.1 WD 2016
Neotrygon kuhlii Blue-spotted stingray Southwest Pacific 70 TL 1841
Neotrygon leylandi Painted maskray Western Pacific 25 WD 1987
Neotrygon ningalooensis Indian Ocean 30.2 WD 2010
Neotrygon orientale Western Central Pacific 2016
Neotrygon picta Peppered maskray Indo-West Pacific 27.5 WD 2008
Pastinachus ater Indo-West Pacific 1883
Pastinachus gracilicaudus Narrowtail stingray Western Pacific 83 WD 2010
Pastinachus sephen Cowtail stingray Indo-West Pacific 183 WD 1775
Pastinachus solocirostris Roughnose stingray Western Pacific 45 WD 2005
Pastinachus stellurostris Starrynose stingray Asia 42.8 WD 2010
Pateobatis bleekeri Bleeker's whipray Northern Indian Ocean 105 WD 1860
Pateobatis fai Pink whipray Indo-West Pacific 183 TL 1906
Pateobatis hortlei Hortle's whipray Western Pacific 70.7 WD 2006
Pateobatis jenkinsii Jenkins whipray Indo-Pacific 130 WD 1909
Pateobatis uarnacoides Whitenose whip ray Indo-Malay Arch., Java to 119 WD 1852
Pteroplatytrygon violacea Pelagic stingray Probably cosmopolitan in 96 WD 1832
Taeniura grabata Round stingray Eastern Atlantic 250 TL 1817
Taeniura lessoni Oceania fantail ray Central Pacific 22 WD 2016
Taeniura lymma Ribbontail stingray Indo-West Pacific 35 WD 1775
Taeniurops meyeni Round ribbontail ray Indo-West Pacific 330 TL 1841
Telatrygon acutirostra Northwest Pacific 10.6 WD 1988
Telatrygon biasa Indonesian sharpnose ray Western North Pacific, in 28.7 WD 2016
Telatrygon zugei Pale-edged stingray Indo-West Pacific 29 WD 1841
Urogymnus acanthobothrium Mumburarr whipray Western Pacific 161 WD 2016
Urogymnus asperrimus Porcupine whipray Indo-Pacific 147 WD 1801
Urogymnus dalyensis Freshwater whipray Oceania 124 WD 2008
Urogymnus granulatus Mangrove whipray Indo-West Pacific 141 WD 1883
Urogymnus lobistoma Tubemouth whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 100 WD 2006
Urogymnus polylepis Giant freshwater whipray Asia and Oceania 240 WD 1852



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