Gangetic stingray

The Gangetic stingray lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

The Gangetic stingray is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Giant Gangetic stingray have also been observed Over two hundred species of fish, crustaceans and molluscs occur in the Sundarban. The winter fishery at Dubla Char is particularly productive. More

Common names

Ganges stingray in English
Gangespijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Gangetic stingray in English
河栖窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese
河棲窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Himantura
Species : Himantura fluviatilis
Authority : Hamilton, 1822