Pacific chupare

The Pacific chupare or Pacific whiptail stingray, Himantura pacifica, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.

The Pacific chupare lives in the demersal, marine environment.

The Pacific chupare and the chupare stingray in the Atlantic are believed to be sister species, together referred to as the "amphi-American Himantura". The two species are morphologically similar and share four-ridged shoulder tubercles. More

Common names

Chupare in English
Chupare in sp
Chupare del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Pacific chupare in English
Pacific whip ray in English
Pacific whiptail stingray in English
Pacifische pijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Pacifisk piskerokke in Danish (dansk)
Pastenague du Pacifique in French (français)
Raya in sp
raya coluda in sp
raya coluda del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Raya coludadel Pacifico in Spanish (español)
Raya del Pacífico in Spanish (español)
Stingray in English
whip-ray in English
太平洋窄尾魟 in Chinese (中文)
太平洋窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Himantura
Species : Himantura pacifica
Authority : Beebe and Tee-van, 1941