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Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays



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99 species (see list below)

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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
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Neotrygon annotata (Last, 1987)

Photo by FAO
 
Neotrygon annotata
[Plain maskray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-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
[]

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 Randall, J.E.

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

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
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]
99 Species of Family Dasyatidae
(Stingrays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1875 Bathytoshia brevicaudata Short-tail stingray Indo-West Pacific 430 TL
1815 Bathytoshia centroura Roughtail stingray Western Atlantic 300 TL
1880 Bathytoshia lata Brown stingray Eastern Atlantic 100 WD
1852 Brevitrygon heterura Dwarf whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 24 WD
1801 Brevitrygon imbricata Bengal whipray Indo-West Pacific 25 WD
2013 Brevitrygon javaensis Javan whipray Eastern Indian Ocean 23.4 WD
1841 Brevitrygon walga Scaly whipray Northern Indian Ocean 45 WD
1880 Dasyatis brevis Whiptail stingray Eastern Pacific 187 TL
1828 Dasyatis chrysonota Blue stingray Southeast Atlantic 75 WD
1930 Dasyatis gigantea Giant stumptail stingray Northwest Pacific 178 WD
1842 Dasyatis hastata Atlantic Ocean (Ref. 8125 104 WD
2004 Dasyatis hypostigma Southwest Atlantic 65 WD
1892 Dasyatis marmorata Marbled stingray Eastern Atlantic and Medi 60 TL
1939 Dasyatis matsubarai Pitted stingray Northwest Pacific
1959 Dasyatis multispinosa Multispine giant stingray Northwest Pacific
1758 Dasyatis pastinaca Common stingray North-eastern Atlantic Oc 64 WD
1899 Dasyatis thetidis Thorntail stingray Indo-West Pacific 400 TL
1975 Dasyatis tortonesei Tortonese's stingray Northeast Atlantic 80 WD
1925 Dasyatis ushiei Cow stingray Northwest Pacific 202 WD
2005 Fluvitrygon kittipongi Asia 28.5 WD
1878 Fluvitrygon oxyrhynchus Marbled whipray Asia 36 WD
1982 Fluvitrygon signifer White-rimmed stingray Asia 60 WD
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
1841 Hemitrygon akajei Whip stingray Northwest Pacific 200 TL
1841 Hemitrygon bennettii Bennett's stingray Northwest Pacific 50 WD
1908 Hemitrygon fluviorum Estuary stingray Southwest Pacific 130 TL
1988 Hemitrygon izuensis Izu stingray Northwest Pacific 41.8 WD
1960 Hemitrygon laevigata Yantai stingray Northwest Pacific 37 WD
1987 Hemitrygon laosensis Mekong stingray Southeast Asia 62 WD
2013 Hemitrygon longicauda Merauke stingray Western Pacific, endemic 31 WD
1892 Hemitrygon navarrae Blackish stingray Northwest Pacific 32 WD
2008 Hemitrygon parvonigra Dwarf black stingray Eastern Indian Ocean and 51 WD
1892 Hemitrygon sinensis Chinese stingray Northwest Pacific
1909 Himantura alcockii Pale-spot whip ray Indian Ocean
2016 Himantura australis Australian whipray Western Central Pacific 140 WD
1909 Himantura fava honeycomb whipray Indo-Pacific 120 WD
1822 Himantura fluviatilis Ganges stingray Asia 100 WD
1923 Himantura krempfi Marbled freshwater whip ray Asia 40 WD
2008 Himantura leoparda Indo-West Pacific 110.5 WD
1860 Himantura marginata Blackedge whipray Indian Ocean 179 WD
1948 Himantura microphthalma Smalleye whip ray Northwest Pacific
1941 Himantura pacifica Pacific chupare Eastern Pacific 150 TL
1852 Himantura pareh Western Central Pacific
2012 Himantura randalli Arabian banded whipray Western Indian Ocean 41.2 WD
1904 Himantura schmardae Chupare stingray Western Central Atlantic 200 WD
2013 Himantura tutul Fine-spotted leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 115 WD
1789 Himantura uarnak Honeycomb stingray Indo-Pacific 200 WD
1852 Himantura undulata Leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 410 TL
1928 Hypanus americanus Southern stingray Western Atlantic 200 WD
1880 Hypanus dipterurus Diamond stingray Eastern Pacific 122 WD
1801 Hypanus guttatus Longnose stingray Western Atlantic 200 WD
1880 Hypanus longus Longtail stingray Eastern Central Pacfic 260 TL
2000 Hypanus marianae Brazilian large-eyed stingray Southwest Atlantic 40 WD
1870 Hypanus rudis Smalltooth stingray Eastern Atlantic Ocean 320 TL
1824 Hypanus sabinus Atlantic stingray Western Atlantic 61 WD
1817 Hypanus say Bluntnose stingray Western Atlantic 100 WD
2016 Maculabatis ambigua Baraka"s whipray Western Indian Ocean 90 WD
2016 Maculabatis arabica Arabic whipray Indian Ocean 63.4 WD
2008 Maculabatis astra Indo-West Pacific 180 WD
2016 Maculabatis bineeshi Short-tail whipray Indian Ocean 66 WD
1851 Maculabatis gerrardi Sharpnose stingray Indo-West Pacific 200 TL
1852 Maculabatis pastinacoides Round whip ray Indo-Malay Archipelago in 80 WD
1939 Maculabatis toshi Black-spotted whipray Western Pacific 86 WD
2007 Makararaja chindwinensis Asia, Myanmar.
1908 Megatrygon microps Smalleye stingray Indo-Pacific 320 TL
1987 Neotrygon annotata Plain maskray Eastern Indian Ocean 45 TL
1841 Neotrygon kuhlii Blue-spotted stingray Indo-Pacific 70 TL
1987 Neotrygon leylandi Painted maskray Western Pacific 25 WD
2010 Neotrygon ningalooensis Indian Ocean 30.2 WD
2008 Neotrygon picta Peppered maskray Indo-West Pacific 27.5 WD
1883 Pastinachus ater Indo-West Pacific
2010 Pastinachus gracilicaudus Narrowtail stingray Western Pacific 83 WD
1775 Pastinachus sephen Cowtail stingray Indo-West Pacific 183 WD
2005 Pastinachus solocirostris Roughnose stingray Western Pacific 45 WD
2010 Pastinachus stellurostris Starrynose stingray Asia 42.8 WD
1860 Pateobatis bleekeri Bleeker's whipray Northern Indian Ocean 105 WD
1906 Pateobatis fai Pink whipray Indo-West Pacific 183 TL
2006 Pateobatis hortlei Hortle's whipray Western Pacific 70.7 WD
1909 Pateobatis jenkinsii Jenkins whipray Indo-Pacific 130 WD
1852 Pateobatis uarnacoides Whitenose whip ray Indo-Malay Arch., Java to 119 WD
1832 Pteroplatytrygon violacea Pelagic stingray Probably cosmopolitan in 96 WD
1817 Taeniura grabata Round stingray Eastern Atlantic 250 TL
2016 Taeniura lessoni Oceania fantail ray Central Pacific 22 WD
1775 Taeniura lymma Ribbontail stingray Indo-West Pacific 35 WD
1841 Taeniurops meyeni Round ribbontail ray Indo-West Pacific 330 TL
1988 Telatrygon acutirostra Northwest Pacific 10.6 WD
2016 Telatrygon biasa Indonesian sharpnose ray Western North Pacific, in 28.7 WD
1841 Telatrygon zugei Pale-edged stingray Indo-West Pacific 29 WD
2016 Urogymnus acanthobothrium Mumburarr whipray Western Pacific 161 WD
1801 Urogymnus asperrimus Porcupine whipray Indo-Pacific 147 WD
2008 Urogymnus dalyensis Freshwater whipray Oceania 124 WD
1883 Urogymnus granulatus Mangrove whipray Indo-West Pacific 141 WD
2006 Urogymnus lobistoma Tubemouth whipray Indo-Malay Archipelago 100 WD
1852 Urogymnus polylepis Giant freshwater whipray Asia and Oceania 240 WD



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