Bluespotted Stingray (Neotrygon Kuhlii) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Bluespotted Stingray

Bluespotted Stingray (Neotrygon khulii) Indonesia
Bluespotted Stingray (Neotrygon khulii) resting under a rock
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Bluespotted Stingray (Neotrygon khulii) resting in the sand in Thailand.
Bluespotted Stingray (Neotrygon khulii) at Similan Islands, Thailand
Credit: Helen Holmgren
Bluespotted Stingray Neotrygon Kuhlii
Description

The Bluespotted Stingray is also known as the Khul's Maskray, as it was named after Heinrich Kuhl who discovered it in Java, Indonesia. In the Indo-Pacific region these rays can be seen at many dive sites, normally on sandy seabeds between 10-25 metres below the surface.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous fish
Order: Myliobatiformes (Rays)
Family: Dasyatidae (Dasyatidae)
Genus: Neotrygon (Neotrygon)
Species: Neotrygon Kuhlii
Size
Average Size: 60 centimetres

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