Leopard whipray

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Original source: Ray
Author: Joe Wu from Taipei, USA

The Leopard whipray lives in the benthopelagic, marine, depth range - 70 m environment.

New Leopard Whiprays Arrive at the Georgia Aquarium - Largest collection of leopard whiprays displayed in Ocean Voyager exhibit ANNOUNCEMENT: WHAT: Georgia Aquarium introduced four new leopard whiprays into the Ocean Voyager exhibit More

The Leopard Whipray can be recognised by its pattern of leopard-like spots, and its long, thin tail which usually has one sting (spine). The species grows to a length of at least 4.1 m and a width of 1.4 m. More

* (2) The tail of a juvenile leopard whipray usually has one row of spots on each side before the sting. Also, it has two or three spots between the spiracles. More

View all available Leopard Whipray Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Leopard whipray, Leopard whiptail stingray, Leopard whiptail ray. Latin Name: Himantura undulata, Trygon undulata (synonym). More

The leopard whipray is found in the Indo-West Pacific in tropical inshore areas over sandy bottoms and near reefs. It can be recognized by its striking color pattern. More

Largest collection of leopard whiprays in the United States on display at Georgia Aquarium = On Thursday, December 6, 2007, the Georgia Aquarium welcomed four new leopard whiprays into the Ocean Voyager exhibit! The introduction will give the Georgia Aquarium More

Leopard Whiprays are found in tropical waters from Shark Bay in Western Australia to at least the Queensland/New South Wales border; here they inhabit sandy seabeds in the open or near reefs and they feed on crabs, shrimp and shelled invertebrates. More

Common names

Leopard whipray in English

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Himantura
Species : Himantura leoparda
Authority : Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last,2008