Himantura marginata (Blyth, 1860)
Blackedge whipray
Himantura marginata
photo by Devarapalli, P.

Family:  Dasyatidae (Stingrays), subfamily: Urogymninae
Max. size:  179 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: India, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar. May venture into Indonesian waters; possibly off Mozambique (Ref. 9840).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in inshore waters and estuaries. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 11 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.05.95
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 07.10.19
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 16.10.95

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