South American freshwater stingray

It is known to grow up to 1 m TL and 15 kg .

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Author: Raymond - Raimond Spekking
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The South American freshwater stingray lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 - 6.0, dH range: 10 environment.

South American freshwater stingray venom (Potamotrygon motoro). Trans. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1972:677-686. * Norman, J. R. & F. C. Fraser 1938. Giant fishes, whales and dolphins. W. W. Norton & Company Inc. New York. Pp. More

Arraia pintada, South American freshwater stingray (Potamotrygon motoro) Mor More

Common names

Arraia in Portuguese (Português)
Arraia de fogo in Portuguese (Português)
Black river stingray in English
Boró in Spanish (español)
Chucho de río in Spanish (español)
fresh water ray in English
freshwater stingray in English
gemeiner Stechrochen in German (Deutsch)
Ocellate river stingray in English
Øjeplettet flodpigrokke in Danish (dansk)
Pauwoogzoetwaterrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Pfauenaugen-Stechrochen in German (Deutsch)
Raia in Portuguese (Português)
Rala-maca in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Raya in Spanish (español)
Raya in Unknown
Raya amazónica in Spanish (español)
Raya común in Spanish (español)
Raya fina in Spanish (español)
Raya grande in Spanish (español)
Raya motoro in Spanish (español)
Raya pintada de las piedras in Spanish (español)
Riikinkukkorausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
South American freshwater stin in English
South American freshwater stingray in English
stingrays in English
Vivevih in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Yabebi in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Yavebui in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
Yavevih-guazú in Guarani (Avañe'ẽ)
скат речной in Russian (русский язык)
хвостокол речной in Russian (русский язык)
侧头江魟 in Mandarin Chinese
側頭江魟 in Mandarin Chinese
南美江魟 in Chinese (中文)
南美江魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Potamotrygonidae
Genus : Potamotrygon
Species : Potamotrygon motoro
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