Potamotrygon brachyura (Günther, 1880)
Short-tailed river stingray
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Family:  Potamotrygonidae (River stingrays), subfamily: Potamotrygoninae
Max. size:  95 cm WD (male/unsexed); max.weight: 208 kg
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Paraná-Paraguay (including Cuiabá river in Brazil), Uruguay basins and Argentina (Ref. 58839). Formerly classified as data deficient in the 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species (Ref. 36508).
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Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 June 2003 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.08.99
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 19.03.15
Checked by: Carvalho, Marcelo - 11.10.01

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