Pastinachus ater (Macleay, 1883)
Broad cowtail ray
photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha

Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays), subfamily: Hypolophinae
Max. size:  200 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar, Western Australia, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia (Ref. 84289) and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 85815).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 February 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.02.11
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.10.19

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