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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae Stingrays

Genus: Pastinachus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pastinachus ater Indo-West Pacific 1883
Pastinachus gracilicaudus Narrowtail stingray Western Pacific 83 WD 2010
Pastinachus sephen Cowtail stingray Indo-West Pacific 183 WD 1775
Pastinachus solocirostris Roughnose stingray Western Pacific 45 WD 2005
Pastinachus stellurostris Starrynose stingray Asia 42.8 WD 2010



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