Chupare stingray

The chupare stingray or Caribbean whiptail stingray, Himantura schmardae, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, found in the western Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Campeche to Brazil, including the Antilles.

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The Chupare stingray lives in the demersal, marine environment.

The chupare stingray is believed to be the sister species of the Pacific chupare (H. pacifica), which is morphologically similar and shares the four-ridged shoulder tubercles. These two species are together known as the "amphi-American Himantura". More

The chupare stingray is a species of fish in the Dasyatidae family. More

Common names

Caribbean whiptail stingray in English
Chuparapijlstaartrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Chupare in Spanish (español)
Chupare stingray in English
Ganggoe spari in South American Indian (Other)
Ganggoe spari in Sranan
Gangoe sparie in South American Indian (Other)
Gangoe sparie in Sranan
Lebisa in Spanish (español)
Pastenague chupare in French (français)
Raya in Spanish (español)
raya coluda caribeña in Spanish (español)
Raya raspadera in Spanish (español)
Sabina in Spanish (español)
Stekelrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Stingray in English
施氏窄尾魟 in Chinese (中文)
施氏窄尾魟 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Dasyatidae
Genus : Himantura
Species : Himantura schmardae
Authority : Werner, 1904