Short-tail stingray

The short-tail stingray is found on the continental shelf around South Africa , Mozambique, Australia

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The Short-tail stingray lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 476 m environment.

The short-tail stingray, Dasyatis brevicaudata, also known as the smooth stingray, is the largest stingray in the world. It is a member of Dasyatidae, the stingray family. It is one of numerous species sometimes called "bull rays". More

It has nothing to do with the Short-tail stingray in general. What if one would list all people killed by bears, tigers, lions etc. in the respective articles? The only place where this sad stingray incident belongs is the article about Steve. More

* Short-tail stingray or bull ray, Dasyatis brevicaudata (Hutton, 1875). * Whiptail stingray, Dasyatis brevis ( Garman, 1880). More

★ Short-tail stingray or bull ray, ''Dasyatis brevicaudata'' (Hutton, 1875). ★ ★ Whiptail stingray, ''Dasyatis brevis'' (Garman, 1880). ★ ★ Roughtail stingray, ''Dasyatis centroura'' (Mitchill, 1815). More

wide, to the smooth or short-tail stingray (Dasyatis brevicaudata) which can grow over 2m wide. However, the smalleye stingray (D. microps) is the largest of all, able to grow to a width of 2.2m. More

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The short-tail stingray was originally described as Trygon brevicaudata by Hutton in 1875. This name was later changed to Bathytoshia brevicaudata, followed by the currently valid Dasyatis brevicaudata (Hutton 1875). More

The short-tail stingray is ovoviviparous. The diameter of its disk is up to 6 ft (2 m), its length (including tail) is up to 14 ft (4.3 m), and it weighs as much as 770 lb (350 kg). More

species, like the short-tail stingray, may have a body of six feet in diameter, and an overall length, including their tail, of fourteen feet.. For more information about the topic Stingray, read the full article at Wikipedia. More

The short-tail stingray, Dasyatis brevicaudata, is a huge and normally docile fish. The largest of all stingrays, the short-tail can grow up to 14 feet long and tip the scales at more than 750 pounds. More

Common names

Dasyatis brevicaudata in French (français)
Giant black ray in English
Giant stingray in English
Gladde pijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ignelivatoz in Turkish (Türkçe)
Isokeihäsrausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kortstert-pylstert in Afrikaans
New Zealand short-tail stingaree in English
Oru in Maori (te reo Māori)
Pastinaca in Italian (Italiano)
Pastinaca in Spanish (español)
Peitschenrochen in German (Deutsch)
Pigrokke in Danish (dansk)
Pilrokke in Danish (dansk)
Pilrokke in Norwegian (Norsk)
Pilskate in Norwegian (Norsk)
Sálahi trygéna in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Sálahi trygéna in Greek, Modern (1453)
Schreiners ray in English
Short-tail stingray in English
Short-tailed stingaree in English
Shorttail black stingray in English
Shorttail stingray in English
Siba zutulja in Serbian (српски језик)
Smooth short-tailed stingray in English
Smooth stingray in English
Stechrochen in German (Deutsch)
Stingray in English
Stingrocka in Swedish (Svenska)
Trigóna in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Trigóna in Greek, Modern (1453)
Trigono in Italian (Italiano)
Uge cauda-curta in Portuguese (Português)
Volina in Serbian (српски језик)
Whai in Maori (te reo Māori)
短尾魟 in Chinese (中文)
短尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Dasyatis
Species : Dasyatis brevicaudata
Authority : Hutton, 1875