Pelagic Stingray

Pteroplatytrygon violacea
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Pteroplatytrygon violacea
Other names Guiler's Stingray, Violet Stingray
Size Up to 1.3 m (4.26 ft) DW
Weight Up to 50 kg (110 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Open ocean waters in the upper to mid water column occasionally found on the bottom
Depth Range 1 - 380 m (3 - 1,246 ft)
Pelagic Stingray Distribution