Yasser Metwally

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Red sea fish: Blue Spotted Stringray

The author: Professor Yasser Metwally


Blue Spotted Stringray

Figure 1. Red sea fish: Blue Spotted Stringray

The bluespotted stingray or Kuhl’s stingray, Neotrygon kuhlii, is a species of stingray, family Dasyatidae. It is light green with blue spots. Their disk width hovers around 67 cm. They are popular in aquaria but usually not … nguished from the Bluespotted ribbontail ray. The Ribbontail is rounder with brighter green and more/more vivid spots. The Bluespotted Stingray is also larger. [1]

Blue Spotted Stringray... Click to enlarge

Figure 2. Blue Spotted Stringray


  1. Reef and Shore Fishes of the South Pacific: New Caledonia to Tahiti and the Pitcairn Islands. 2005. p. 18.

November 24, 2009 - Posted by | Underwater photography

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