Neotrygon leylandi (Last, 1987)
Painted maskray
Neotrygon leylandi
photo by FAO

Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays), subfamily: Neotrygoninae
Max. size:  25 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 80 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: northern Australia and New Guinea, including the Arafura Sea and Timor Sea.
Biology:  Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 6871, 75154). Size at birth about 11 cm WD (Ref. 6871). Exists as two color forms. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 May 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Also Ref. 9840.

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.10.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 07.06.17

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