Smooth Stingray

Dasyatis brevicaudata
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Dasyatis brevicaudata
Other names Giant Black Ray, Giant Stingray, New Zealand Short-tail Stingaree, Schreiners Ray, Short-tail Stingray, Short-tailed Stingaree
Size Up to 4.3 m (14 ft) TL
Weight Up to 350 kg (771 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst sandy & silty areas of estuaries, harbours, bays & rocky reefs
Depth Range 0 - 150 m (492 ft)
Smooth Stingray Distribution