Type locality of Gymnura lessae. Known from Woods Hole, Mass. and Buzzards Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. The occurrence of this species in North Carolina and regions farther north is probably seasonal, related to summer months. Northernmost specimen collected was from New York but there are records (misidentified as Gymnura micrura) from Chincoteague, Sinepuxent and Delaware Bays, Cape May and Sandy Hook Bay (New Jersey), New York, Narragansett and Buzzards Bays and Woods Hole (Ref. 116399).
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