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Bluespotted stingray- Neotrygon kuhlii Pulau Abadi, Lembeh. Geotagged,Indonesia,Kuhl's maskray,Neotrygon kuhlii,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Bluespotted stingray- Neotrygon kuhlii

Pulau Abadi, Lembeh.

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The bluespotted stingray , also known as bluespotted maskray or Kuhl's stingray, is a species of stingray of the Dasyatidae family. It was recently changed from ''Dasyatis kuhlii'' in 2008 after morphological and molecular analyses show that it is part of a distinct genus, Neotrygon. The body is rhomboidal and colored green with blue spots. Maximum disk width is estimated 46.5 centimeters . It is popular in aquaria but usually not distinguished from the bluespotted ribbontail ray. The ribbontail.. more

Similar species: Stingrays And Eagle Rays
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded May 26, 2019. Captured May 31, 2018 03:06 in Unnamed Road, Papusungan, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/3.2
  • 1/125s
  • ISO125
  • 5.14mm