Estuary Stingray

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The Estuary Stingray (Dasyatis fuviorum) is also commonly referred to as the Brown Stingray, Mud Ray or the Estuary Stingaree. This species is a plain coloured stingray and the body colouration is generally yellowish to brown. There is a row of enlarged denticles along the midline and also along the long black tail. This species is found around inshore tropical Australia including the waters of southern Papua New Guinea. It can be found around mangrove swamps and is a major predator of shellfish, including farmed oysters.

The Estuary Stingray (Dasyatis fuviorum) has a maximum disc width of approximately 120cm.

Family: Dasyatididae

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