Urotrygon aspidura (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
Panamic stingray
Urotrygon aspidura
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Urotrygonidae (American round stingrays)
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 100 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Costa Rica and Panama.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Benthic in coastal waters over soft bottoms. Venomous spine on tail.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  venomous
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 03.06.95
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 26.08.14

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