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

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Himantura alcockii
[Pale-spot whip ray]
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Max. Length 140 cm WD

 
Himantura australis
[Australian whipray]
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Max. Length 120 cm WD

 
Himantura fava
[honeycomb whipray]
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Max. Length 100 cm WD

 
Himantura fluviatilis
[Ganges stingray]



Asia
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Himantura krempfi (Chabanaud, 1923)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Himantura krempfi
[Marbled freshwater whip ray]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 110.5 cm WD
Himantura leoparda Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008

Photo by Photo by Borsa, P.
 
Himantura leoparda
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Indian Ocean
Max. Length 179 cm WD
Himantura marginata (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Himantura marginata
[Blackedge whipray]
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Himantura microphthalma
[Smalleye whip ray]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Himantura pacifica (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Himantura pacifica
[Pacific chupare]
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Himantura pareh
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 41.2 cm WD
Himantura randalli Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Moore, 2012

Photo by Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Himantura randalli
[Arabian banded whipray]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Himantura schmardae (Werner, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Shank, B.
 
Himantura schmardae
[Chupare stingray]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm WD
Himantura tutul Borsa, Durand, Shen, Alyza, Solihin & Berrebi, 2013

Photo by Photo by Durand, J.-D. / Borsa, P.
 
Himantura tutul
[Fine-spotted leopard whipray]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Himantura uarnak (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Himantura uarnak
[Honeycomb stingray]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 410 cm TL
Himantura undulata (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Himantura undulata
[Leopard whipray]



15 species

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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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