Potamotrygon magdalenae (Duméril, 1865)
Magdalena river stingray
Potamotrygon magdalenae
photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.

Family:  Potamotrygonidae (River stingrays), subfamily: Potamotrygoninae
Max. size:  35 cm WD (male/unsexed); max.weight: 755.1 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Magdalena and Atrato River basins.
Biology:  Prefers shallow muddy bottoms with turbid waters (Ref. 26543). Feeds on insect larvae (Ref. 26543).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 October 2014 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 18.05.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.04.17
Checked by: Carvalho, Marcelo - 11.10.01

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