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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Potamotrygonidae River stingrays

Genus: Potamotrygon

(See list of species below)



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23 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 34.1 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon amandae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 42.7 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon boesemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 95 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon brachyura
[Short-tailed river stingray]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 62 cm WD
Potamotrygon constellata (Vaillant, 1880)

Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamotrygon constellata
[Thorny river stingray]

Photo by Murch, A.

South America
Max. Length 60 cm WD
Potamotrygon falkneri Castex & Maciel, 1963

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon falkneri
[Largespot river stingray]

Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 45 cm WD
Potamotrygon henlei (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Potamotrygon henlei
[Bigtooth river stingray]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon humerosa
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Potamotrygon hystrix (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon hystrix
[Porcupine river stingray]

Photo by AquaNet

South America
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Potamotrygon leopoldi Castex & Castello, 1970

Photo by AquaNet
 
Potamotrygon leopoldi
[White-blotched river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 64.8 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon limai
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 35 cm WD
Potamotrygon magdalenae (Duméril, 1865)

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamotrygon magdalenae
[Magdalena river stingray]

Photo by Deynat, P.P.

South America

Potamotrygon marinae Deynat, 2006

Photo by Deynat, P.P.
 
Potamotrygon marinae
[]

Photo by Murch, A.

South America
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon motoro
[South American freshwater stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon ocellata
[Red-blotched river stingray]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 35 cm WD
Potamotrygon orbignyi (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon orbignyi
[Smooth back river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.6 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon pantanensis
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

South America
Max. Length 60 cm WD
Potamotrygon schroederi Fernández-Yépez, 1958

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Potamotrygon schroederi
[Rosette river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri
[]

Photo by IBAMA

South America
Max. Length 54.7 cm WD
Potamotrygon scobina Garman, 1913

Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamotrygon scobina
[Raspy river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon signata
[Parnaiba river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 36.2 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon tatianae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon tigrina
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

South America
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Potamotrygon yepezi Castex & Castello, 1970

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamotrygon yepezi
[Maracaibo river stingray]
23 Species of Family Potamotrygonidae with Genus Potamotrygon
(River stingrays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2013 Potamotrygon amandae South America 34.1 WD
2008 Potamotrygon boesemani South America 42.7 WD
1880 Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed river stingray South America 95 WD
1880 Potamotrygon constellata Thorny river stingray South America 62 WD
1963 Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot river stingray South America 60 WD
1855 Potamotrygon henlei Bigtooth river stingray South America 45 WD
1913 Potamotrygon humerosa South America
1841 Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine river stingray South America 40 WD
1970 Potamotrygon leopoldi White-blotched river stingray South America 40 WD
2014 Potamotrygon limai South America 64.8 WD
1865 Potamotrygon magdalenae Magdalena river stingray South America 35 WD
2006 Potamotrygon marinae South America
1841 Potamotrygon motoro South American freshwater stingray South America 50 WD
1912 Potamotrygon ocellata Red-blotched river stingray South America 20 WD
1855 Potamotrygon orbignyi Smooth back river stingray South America 35 WD
2013 Potamotrygon pantanensis South America 33.6 WD
1958 Potamotrygon schroederi Rosette river stingray South America 60 WD
1964 Potamotrygon schuhmacheri South America 25 WD
1913 Potamotrygon scobina Raspy river stingray South America 54.7 WD
1913 Potamotrygon signata Parnaiba river stingray South America 30 WD
2011 Potamotrygon tatianae South America 36.2 WD
2011 Potamotrygon tigrina South America
1970 Potamotrygon yepezi Maracaibo river stingray South America 40 WD



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