Gymnura lessae in USA
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

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).

States/Provinces Alabama (native), Delaware (native), Florida (native), Georgia (native), Louisiana (native), Massachusetts (native), Mississippi (native), New Jersey (native), New York (native), North Carolina (native), Pennsylvania (native), South Carolina (native), Texas (native), Virginia (native)
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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