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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Urotrygonidae American round stingrays

Genus: Urotrygon

(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Urotrygon aspidura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Urotrygon aspidura
[Panamic stingray]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Urotrygon caudispinosus
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 41.9 cm TL
Urotrygon chilensis (Günther, 1872)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Urotrygon chilensis
[Blotched stingray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 38.2 cm TL
Urotrygon cimar López S. & Bussing, 1998

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Urotrygon cimar
[]

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 11.8 cm WD
Urotrygon microphthalmum Delsman, 1941

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Urotrygon microphthalmum
[Smalleyed round stingray]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 28.8 cm TL
Urotrygon munda Gill, 1863

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Urotrygon munda
[Munda round ray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Urotrygon nana Miyake & McEachran, 1988

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Urotrygon nana
[Dwarf stingray]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Urotrygon peruanus
[Peruvian stingray]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 24.1 cm TL
Urotrygon reticulata Miyake & McEachran, 1988

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Urotrygon reticulata
[Reticulate round ray]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 46.2 cm TL
Urotrygon rogersi (Jordan & Starks, 1895)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Urotrygon rogersi
[Thorny stingray]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific. Not in

 
Urotrygon serrula
[Stingray]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 26.7 cm TL
Urotrygon simulatrix Miyake & McEachran, 1988

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Urotrygon simulatrix
[Fake round ray]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25.5 cm TL
Urotrygon venezuelae Schultz, 1949

Photo by FAO
 
Urotrygon venezuelae
[Venezuela round stingray]
13 Species of Family Urotrygonidae with Genus Urotrygon
(American round stingrays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1882 Urotrygon aspidura Panamic stingray Eastern Central Pacific 50 TL
1946 Urotrygon caudispinosus Southeast Pacific
1872 Urotrygon chilensis Blotched stingray Eastern Pacific 41.9 TL
1998 Urotrygon cimar Eastern Central Pacific 38.2 TL
1941 Urotrygon microphthalmum Smalleyed round stingray Western Atlantic 11.8 WD
1863 Urotrygon munda Munda round ray Eastern Central Pacific 28.8 TL
1988 Urotrygon nana Dwarf stingray Eastern Central Pacific 25 TL
1946 Urotrygon peruanus Peruvian stingray Southeast Pacific
1988 Urotrygon reticulata Reticulate round ray Eastern Central Pacific 24.1 TL
1895 Urotrygon rogersi Thorny stingray Eastern Central Pacific 46.2 TL
1946 Urotrygon serrula Stingray Eastern Pacific. Not in
1988 Urotrygon simulatrix Fake round ray Eastern Central Pacific 26.7 TL
1949 Urotrygon venezuelae Venezuela round stingray Western Central Atlantic 25.5 TL



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