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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Potamotrygonidae River stingrays

Genus: Potamotrygon

(See list of species below)



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30 species
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South America
Max. Length 54.5 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon adamastor
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon albimaculata
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 34.1 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon amandae
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 58.4 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon amazona
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 42.7 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon boesemani
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 95 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon brachyura
[Short-tailed river stingray]

Photo by IBAMA

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

Photo by IBAMA
 
Potamotrygon constellata
[Thorny river stingray]

Photo by Murch, A.

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

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon falkneri
[Largespot river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 42.8 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon garmani
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

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

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Potamotrygon henlei
[Bigtooth river stingray]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon humerosa
[]

Photo by Landines, M.

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

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon hystrix
[Porcupine river stingray]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon jabuti
[]

Photo by AquaNet

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

Photo by AquaNet
 
Potamotrygon leopoldi
[White-blotched river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 64.8 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon limai
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

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

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

Photo by Deynat, P.P.

South America

Potamotrygon marinae Deynat, 2006

Photo by Deynat, P.P.
 
Potamotrygon marinae
[]

Photo by Murch, A.

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

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Potamotrygon motoro
[South American freshwater stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 20 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon ocellata
[Red-blotched river stingray]

Photo by Landines, M.

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

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Potamotrygon orbignyi
[Smooth back river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 33.6 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon pantanensis
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 75 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon rex
[Great freshwater stingray]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

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

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Potamotrygon schroederi
[Rosette river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 25 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri
[]

Photo by Crepaldi, D.V.

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

Photo by Crepaldi, D.V.
 
Potamotrygon scobina
[Raspy river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 30 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon signata
[Parnaiba river stingray]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 36.2 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon tatianae
[]
No picture found
South America

 
Potamotrygon tigrina
[]
No picture found
South America
Max. Length 31 cm WD

 
Potamotrygon wallacei
[]

Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

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

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



30 species

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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 amandae South America 34.1 WD 2013
Potamotrygon amazona South America 58.4 WD 2017
Potamotrygon boesemani South America 42.7 WD 2008
Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed river stingray South America 95 WD 1880
Potamotrygon constellata Thorny river stingray South America 62 WD 1880
Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot river stingray South America 60 WD 1963
Potamotrygon garmani South America 42.8 WD 2017
Potamotrygon henlei Bigtooth river stingray South America 45 WD 1855
Potamotrygon humerosa South America 1913
Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine river stingray South America 40 WD 1841
Potamotrygon jabuti South America 2016
Potamotrygon leopoldi White-blotched river stingray South America 111 WD 1970
Potamotrygon limai South America 64.8 WD 2014
Potamotrygon magdalenae Magdalena river stingray South America 35 WD 1865
Potamotrygon marinae South America 2006
Potamotrygon motoro South American freshwater stingray South America 50 WD 1841
Potamotrygon ocellata Red-blotched river stingray South America 20 WD 1912
Potamotrygon orbignyi Smooth back river stingray South America 35 WD 1855
Potamotrygon pantanensis South America 33.6 WD 2013
Potamotrygon rex Great freshwater stingray South America 75 WD 2016
Potamotrygon schroederi Rosette river stingray South America 60 WD 1958
Potamotrygon schuhmacheri South America 25 WD 1964
Potamotrygon scobina Raspy river stingray South America 54.7 WD 1913
Potamotrygon signata Parnaiba river stingray South America 30 WD 1913
Potamotrygon tatianae South America 36.2 WD 2011
Potamotrygon tigrina South America 2011
Potamotrygon wallacei South America 31 WD 2016
Potamotrygon yepezi Maracaibo river stingray South America 40 WD 1970



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