Cowtail stingray

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The Cowtail Stingray has a disc that is slightly wider than long. It has small eyes and a very wide interorbital space. The tail is about twice the length of the disc. The upper surface of the disc is a uniform grey, brown or black. More

Image: A Cowtail Stingray at North West Island - Add comment Add tags A Cowtail Stingray at North West Island Description A Cowtail Stingray at a depth of 4 m, North West Island, Queensland, More

The adult cowtail stingray (Pastinachus sephen) of Shark Bay, Western Australia, is a solitarily foraging animal that facultatively groups when resting on shallow, inshore sand flats. More

The cowtail stingray, Pastinachus sephen, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, widespread in the Indo-Pacific region and occasionally entering freshwater habitats. Other common names include banana-tail ray, drab stingray, fantail ray, feathertail stingray, and frill tailed sting ray. More

These black Cowtail Stingray skins have been professionally tanned in Thailand. One stingray we measured was 17.5" (44.1 cm) long, 10.5" (26.46 cm) wide at the top, and 6" (15.12 cm) at the bottom. This skin weighed 5.12 ounces (145.15 grams). More

Cowtail Stingray at the eastern end of the North Wall Gold Coast Seaway QLD Australia Depth: 19 m Dive Site: North East Wall GC Seaway Submitted: More

View all available Cowtail Stingray Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Cowtail stingray, Feathertail stingray Latin Name: Pastinachus sephen Family: Dasyatidae Identification: Rhomboid disc. More

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The Cowtail Stingray can reach 1.8m across but it is usually smaller in Australian waters. Its body is wider than it is long. It is named for the deep fin like skin fold below its long tail. More

Cowtail Stingrays are large rays found in tropical waters across the north of Australia. They grow to a maximum size of nearly 2 m and are common on reefs, usually seen resting in caves or deep ledges on sand. More

* Cowtail Stingray - Great Barrier Reef, Australia 00:43 Cowtail Stingray - Great Barrier Reef..., Australia Cowtail stingray Pastinachus sephen (Cowtail stingray) - Swimming Heron Islan... More

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Encounter with a cowtail stingray on the Great Barrier Reef - This stingray was so huge. You can see him in relation to a full grown man. More

The cowtail stingray has a solid tail with a long ventral skin fold towards the end of the tail. This ray generally has a greyish brown to almost black disc, but off northern Western Australia brownish orange specimens have been seen. More

Cowtail Stingray (Pastinachus sephen) - buried in sand. Also known as Banana-tail Ray, Fantail Ray and Feathertail Stingray. More

cowtail stingray, found in the waters of Indonesia and other parts of Southeast Asia, is one of the most commonly hunted species in the booming international trade in stingray leather. More

Common names

௭ல்த்தீருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Ada-thirukai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Adal-thirikkai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Adathirukkai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Adavalan-tirike in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Adavalan-tiriki in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Athuthirukkai in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Banana-tail ray in English
Cá Đuối mối in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ðu?i m?i in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cowtail ray in English
Cowtail stingray in English
Cowtail-ray in English
Drab stingray in English
Elathirukkai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Fantail ray in English
Fantail stingray in English
Fantail-ray in English
Feathertail stingray in English
Frill tailed sting ray in English
Gadum in Sindhi (सिन्धी)
Goval-pakat in Marathhi
Goval-pakat in Marathi (मराठी)
Guergunna in English
Gundurru in Guugu Yimidhirr
Kohalepigrokke in Danish (dansk)
Kottar-thorake in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Kottivalen-therandi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Krabane thong in Thai (ไทย)
Leik-kyauk tin-kun in Burmese (ဗမာစာ)
Lukhmah in Arabic (‫العربية)
Madi in Mahl
Olaival thirukkai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Olapadayan thirandi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Olavalan-thirandi in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Padaiyan-therandee in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Page in Kuyunon
Pague in Surigaonon
Pari ayam in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari bendera in Bahasa Indonesia
Pari bendera in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari dau in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari daum in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari daun in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari nyonya in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pari tanjung in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pastenague plumetée in French (français)
Pol kolle maduva in Sinhalese (සිංහල)
Puzhian-thirukkai in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Ruget in Arabic (‫العربية)
Shafane cordaal in Somali (Soomaaliga)
Shankar-machh in Bengali (বাংলা)
Shurus in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sting ray in English
Suncush in Other
Taa usinga in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Trnucha laloková in Czech (česky)
Tsuka ei in Japanese (日本語)
Tsuka-ei in Japanese (日本語)
Veerpijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Veerstert-pylstert in Afrikaans
Velugiri-tenkee in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Weralli in English
Wolga-tenkee in Telugu (తెలుగు)
गोवळ in Marathi (मराठी)
गोवळ पकात in Marathi (मराठी)
पकात in Marathi (मराठी)
அடதீருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
அடல் தீருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
அடவலன் தீருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
அதவாழன் திருக்‍கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
ஆத திருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
ஆதல் திருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
இலை திருக்கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
உலைவல் தீருக்கை  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
ஓலைவால் திருக்‍கை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
வோல்க டென்கீ  in Tamil (தமிழ்)
వెలుగిరి టెంకీ  in Telugu (తెలుగు)
వోల్గా టెంకీ in Telugu (తెలుగు)
ಕೊಟ್ಟರ್ ತೊರಕೆ in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
അതുതിരുക്കൈ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ആറ്റുതിരുത in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ആള്പിടിയന് തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ഒലപടയന് തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ഒലവലന് തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
ഓല വാലന് തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കൊട്ടിവേലന് തിരണ്ടി  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കൊറ്റിവാലന് തിരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പടിയന് തിരണ്ടി  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പടിയന് തെരണ്ടി in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പുഴിയന് തിരുക്കെ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
പുഴിയന് തിരുക്കൈ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
褶尾萝卜魟 in Mandarin Chinese
褶尾蘿卜魟 in Mandarin Chinese
褶尾魟 in Chinese (中文)
褶尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Pastinachus
Species : Dasyatis bennetti
Authority : Forssk