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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays
Subfamily: Urogymninae
Genus: Maculabatis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Maculabatis ambigua Baraka"s whipray Western Indian Ocean 90 WD 2016
Maculabatis arabica Arabic whipray Indian Ocean 63.4 WD 2016
Maculabatis astra Indo-West Pacific 180 WD 2008
Maculabatis bineeshi Short-tail whipray Indian Ocean 66 WD 2016
Maculabatis gerrardi Sharpnose stingray Indo-West Pacific 200 TL 1851
Maculabatis pastinacoides Round whip ray Indo-Malay Archipelago in 80 WD 1852
Maculabatis toshi Black-spotted whipray Western Pacific 86 WD 1939



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