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Family: Potamotrygonidae River stingrays



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Max. Length 54.5 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon adamastor
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Potamotrygon albimaculata
[]
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Max. Length 42.8 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon garmani
[]
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Potamotrygon humerosa
[]
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Potamotrygon jabuti
[]



South America

Potamotrygon marinae Deynat, 2006

Photo by Photo by Deynat, P.P.
 
Potamotrygon marinae
[]
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Potamotrygon tigrina
[]
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Max. Length 13.5 cm WD

 
Heliotrygon gomesi
[Gomes’s round ray]
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Max. Length 20 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon ocellata
[Red-blotched river stingray]
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Max. Length 24.7 cm WD

 
Plesiotrygon nana
[]
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Max. Length 25 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri
[]
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Max. Length 33.6 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon pantanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon signata
[Parnaiba river stingray]
No picture found

Max. Length 31 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon wallacei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34.1 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon amandae
[]



South America
Max. Length 35 cm WD
Potamotrygon magdalenae (Duméril, 1865)

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamotrygon magdalenae
[Magdalena river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 35 cm WD
Potamotrygon orbignyi (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon orbignyi
[Smooth back river stingray]
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Max. Length 36.2 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon tatianae
[]



South America
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Potamotrygon hystrix (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon hystrix
[Porcupine river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Potamotrygon yepezi Castex & Castello, 1970

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Potamotrygon yepezi
[Maracaibo river stingray]
No picture found

Max. Length 42.7 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon boesemani
[]



South America
Max. Length 45 cm WD
Potamotrygon henlei (Castelnau, 1855)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Potamotrygon henlei
[Bigtooth river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 50 cm WD
Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon motoro
[South American freshwater stingray]



South America
Max. Length 54.7 cm WD
Potamotrygon scobina Garman, 1913

Photo by Photo by Crepaldi, D.V.
 
Potamotrygon scobina
[Raspy river stingray]
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Max. Length 58 cm WD

 
Plesiotrygon iwamae
[Long-tailed river stingray]
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Max. Length 58.4 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon amazona
[]



South America
Max. Length 60 cm WD
Potamotrygon falkneri Castex & Maciel, 1963

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon falkneri
[Largespot river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 60 cm WD
Potamotrygon schroederi Fernández-Yépez, 1958

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Potamotrygon schroederi
[Rosette river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 62 cm WD
Potamotrygon constellata (Vaillant, 1880)

Photo by Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamotrygon constellata
[Thorny river stingray]
No picture found

Max. Length 64.8 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon limai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 75 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon rex
[Great freshwater stingray]
No picture found

Max. Length 80 cm WD

 
Heliotrygon rosai
[Rosa’s round ray]



South America
Max. Length 80 cm WD
Paratrygon aiereba (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Photo by NRM Ichthyology Collection Database
 
Paratrygon aiereba
[Discus ray]
No picture found

Max. Length 95 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon brachyura
[Short-tailed river stingray]



South America
Max. Length 111 cm WD
Potamotrygon leopoldi Castex & Castello, 1970

Photo by Photo by AquaNet
 
Potamotrygon leopoldi
[White-blotched river stingray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Potamotrygon adamastor South America 54.5 WD 2017
Potamotrygon albimaculata South America 2016
Potamotrygon garmani South America 42.8 WD 2017
Potamotrygon humerosa South America 1913
Potamotrygon jabuti South America 2016
Potamotrygon marinae South America 2006
Potamotrygon tigrina South America 2011
Heliotrygon gomesi Gomes’s round ray South America 13.5 WD 2011
Potamotrygon ocellata Red-blotched river stingray South America 20 WD 1912
Plesiotrygon nana South America 24.7 WD 2011
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri South America 25 WD 1964
Potamotrygon pantanensis South America 33.6 WD 2013
Potamotrygon signata Parnaiba river stingray South America 30 WD 1913
Potamotrygon wallacei South America 31 WD 2016
Potamotrygon amandae South America 34.1 WD 2013
Potamotrygon magdalenae Magdalena river stingray South America 35 WD 1865
Potamotrygon orbignyi Smooth back river stingray South America 35 WD 1855
Potamotrygon tatianae South America 36.2 WD 2011
Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine river stingray South America 40 WD 1841
Potamotrygon yepezi Maracaibo river stingray South America 40 WD 1970
Potamotrygon boesemani South America 42.7 WD 2008
Potamotrygon henlei Bigtooth river stingray South America 45 WD 1855
Potamotrygon motoro South American freshwater stingray South America 50 WD 1841
Potamotrygon scobina Raspy river stingray South America 54.7 WD 1913
Plesiotrygon iwamae Long-tailed river stingray South America 58 WD 1987
Potamotrygon amazona South America 58.4 WD 2017
Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot river stingray South America 60 WD 1963
Potamotrygon schroederi Rosette river stingray South America 60 WD 1958
Potamotrygon constellata Thorny river stingray South America 62 WD 1880
Potamotrygon limai South America 64.8 WD 2014
Potamotrygon rex Great freshwater stingray South America 75 WD 2016
Heliotrygon rosai Rosa’s round ray South America 80 WD 2011
Paratrygon aiereba Discus ray South America 80 WD 1841
Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed river stingray South America 95 WD 1880
Potamotrygon leopoldi White-blotched river stingray South America 111 WD 1970



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