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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays

Genus: Himantura

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Himantura alcockii Pale-spot whip ray Indian Ocean 1909
Himantura australis Australian whipray Western Central Pacific 140 WD 2016
Himantura fava honeycomb whipray Indo-Pacific 120 WD 1909
Himantura fluviatilis Ganges stingray Asia 100 WD 1822
Himantura krempfi Marbled freshwater whip ray Asia 40 WD 1923
Himantura leoparda Indo-West Pacific 110.5 WD 2008
Himantura marginata Blackedge whipray Indian Ocean 179 WD 1860
Himantura microphthalma Smalleye whip ray Northwest Pacific 1948
Himantura pacifica Pacific chupare Eastern Pacific 150 TL 1941
Himantura pareh Western Central Pacific 1852
Himantura randalli Arabian banded whipray Western Indian Ocean 41.2 WD 2012
Himantura schmardae Chupare stingray Western Central Atlantic 200 WD 1904
Himantura tutul Fine-spotted leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 115 WD 2013
Himantura uarnak Honeycomb stingray Indo-Pacific 200 WD 1789
Himantura undulata Leopard whipray Indo-West Pacific 410 TL 1852

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