Bluntnose stingray

The bluntnose stingray or Say's stingray is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, native to the coastal waters of the western Atlantic Ocean from the U.

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The Bluntnose stingray lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 1 - 10 m , usually 1 - m environment.

Bluntnose Stingray Pictures - Dasyatis sayi Images These Bluntnose Stingray Photographs are of lower quality that most of the images on elasmodiver. They are included here because of the difficulty in finding Bluntnose stingray images. More

The bluntnose stingray (Dasyatis say) is a species of fish in the Dasyatidae family. More

* Bluntnose stingray, Dasyatis say (Lesueur, 1817). * Chinese stingray, Dasyatis sinensis (Steindachner, 1892). * Thorntail stingray, Dasyatis thetidis (Ogilby, 1899). More

The bluntnose stingray, Dasyatis say (Lesueur, 1817), is a beautiful mid-sized ray that measures up to 100 cm in length from the short, blunt snout to the end of the body and weighs about 20 kg. More

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View all available Bluntnose Stingray Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Bluntnose stingray Latin Name: Dasyatis sayi Family: Dasyatidae Identification: More

The bluntnose stingray was originally named Raja say by Lesueur in 1817. Although Dasyatis sayi Lesueur 1817 appears frequently in scientific literature in reference to this species, the currently valid name is Dasyatis say (Lesueur, 1817). More

and throughout the Caribbean, the Bluntnose Stingray, Dasyatis say, is seen most often. All are flat and equipped with barbed spikes on their tails that can deliver a painful and possibly serious wound to an unwary wader, or to an angler who handles them carelessly. More

Distinctive Features: The bluntnose stingray is a moderately sized stingray characterized by a distinctively blunt snout. Its lozenge-shaped disk has rounded corners with few tubercles and spines along the midline . More

Common names

Arraia-amarela in Portuguese (Português)
Arraia-manteiga in Portuguese (Português)
Blunmose Stingray in English
Bluntnose stingray in English
Butnæset pigrokke in Danish (dansk)
Chucho in Spanish (español)
Manteiga in Portuguese (Português)
Raia in Portuguese (Português)
Raia amarela in Portuguese (Português)
Raia chita in Portuguese (Português)
Raia mijona in Portuguese (Português)
Raia prego in Portuguese (Português)
Raia-manteiga in Portuguese (Português)
Raya in Spanish (español)
Raya hocicona in Spanish (español)
raya látigo chata in Spanish (español)
Raya mediana in Spanish (español)
Say's stingray in English
Stompsnuitpijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Stumpfnasenstechrochen in German (Deutsch)
萨氏魟 in Mandarin Chinese
薩氏魟 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Dasyatis
Species : Dasyatis say
Authority : Lesueur, 1817