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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemitrygon akajei Whip stingray Northwest Pacific 200 TL 1841
Hemitrygon bennettii Bennett's stingray Northwest Pacific 50 WD 1841
Hemitrygon fluviorum Estuary stingray Western Central and South 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 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



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