Urobatis tumbesensis (Chirichigno F. & McEachran, 1979)
Tumbes round stingray
photo by BĂ©arez, P.

Family:  Urotrygonidae (American round stingrays)
Max. size:  34.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: from northern Peru to Colombia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in coastal shallow water in estuaries, mangrove swamps and to at least 20 m depth (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.10.00
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 05.04.19

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